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McDonalds Loses EU trademark battle over BigMac

McDonalds Loses EU trademark battle over BigMac

Written By: Spandana Mishra In January 2019, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), Spain has given a watershed judgment on the trademark with long-term ramifications. The landmark judgment reads verbatim that McDonald’s has failed to prove “genuine use” of the Big Mac trademark as a burger or restaurant. The legal battle was between SuperMac and […]

Today’s Trademark-Tesco

Tesco, as what it is named today, got into recognition way back in the year 1919, when Jack Cohen started selling surplus groceries from a market stall in London Town. In the year 1924, Cohen was successful in making the first tea that is Tesco Tea and with that came the name of the company […]

Today’s Patent- Aspirin

Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is commonly used as a pain reliever for minor aches and pains and to reduce fever. It is one of the most widely used medications in the world which is used to reduce fever. Aspirin was the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID) Aspirin in its present form has been around for over […]

Today’s Trademark- Intertek

Staring its voyage from the ‘City of Thames River’, London in the year 1888, The Intertek story starts with a rise in the modern testing industry. Intertek got its foundation from a marine surveying business that was headed by Caleb Brett so as to offer independent testing and certification of ships’ cargoes in the year […]

Today’s Patent-Cabbage Harvester

Present day cabbages are being harvested by a machine invented by GEORGE H. Robbins, who is a citizen of the United States who made some necessary improvements advancement in the above-mentioned machine. The cabbage harvester is suitable for harvesting different kinds of cabbage, like red cabbage, white cabbage, and green cabbage. The main objective or […]

Trademark of the week-Colgate

Having taken birth from the streets of New York, in the early 19th century; Colgate-Palmolive Company deals with the production of household and commercial cleaning products, dental products and other personal-care products in more than 200 countries and territories at a global level. William Colgate, the father of Colgate-Palmolive’s company; was a soap and candle maker, who began […]

Today’s Patent-Rain Alarm

Rainwater works like a wonder for irrigation and harvesting. But sadly most of the rainwater cannot be used because of the uncertainty of weather and lack of means to store it. Rainfall has its negative effect too, sometimes due to a heavy storm and heavy rain the crops, the bare lands for growing crops and […]

Today’s Trademark- Prudential

Having sustained a life span for about 90 years in the Asian financial market, Prudential incorporated its first transoceanic life operation at Calcutta, India in the year 1923. Several Insurance companies came into existence during 1920s Commonwealth, and Prudential came into the market and expanded its ambit for business, in places like Malaysia (1924), Singapore […]

Today’s Patent- SCHOOL BUILDING

School designs typically organized into long, often windowless corridors, lined with 900-square-foot classrooms—a floor plan that consigns teachers and students to work in relative isolation behind closed doors. Today, technology plays an increasingly active role in daily classroom work, and educators see the ideal instructional model to prepare students to be college- and career- ready. […]