Inflatable mattress maker Aero Products International has won $3.9 million in a patent infringement suit against two of its rivals.
A federal judge in New York has ruled in favor of Cubatabaco, the Cuban cigar company, in a trademark dispute with U.S. rival General Cigar over the U.S. rights to the famous Cuban cigar brand Cohiba.
Beverage maker Bacardi has filed a lawsuit in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeking a declaratory judgment that Bacardi is the exclusive owner of the Havana Club brand.
A California judge has dismissed Stephen Slesinger Inc.’s lawsuit against Walt Disney Co. over rights to Winnie the Pooh, accusing the agency of tampering with justice.
French luxury retailer Lacoste has lost a high-profile trademark infringement suit in China against long-time rival Crocodile International over the famous crocodile emblem that emblazons its polo shirts.
U.S. marshals seized counterfeit tools in a series of raids after a federal court granted a preliminary injunction in a trademark suit brought by Swanson Tool, according to the law firm Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione.
The Hong Kong Legislative Council passed and approved two bills Wednesday to reinforce actions against copyright infringement.
Gibson Guitar has won a trademark-infringement lawsuit against instrument manufacturer Paul Reed Smith.
In a suit involving five disputed “business method” patents, Florists' Transworld Delivery (FTD) has asked a judge to declare that its websites do not infringe five e-commerce patents held by automated-teller machine and data warehouse-software concern NCR Corp.
A New York judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Jones Apparel Group Inc. against Polo Ralph Lauren in a legal dispute over Polo’s attempt reacquire the license to the Lauren clothing brand.
A home-furnishing company that is suing Google for trademark infringement says the search engine is encouraging competitors to create brand confusion.
A company that invented an on-demand book printing method has won a $15 million judgment against some of the largest wholesale book distributors in the U.S.
The top U.S. culinary school has filed a trademark lawsuit against a food accreditation institute with a similar name.
Combinations of descriptive words may qualify as European trademarks, but only when those combinations amount to more than the sum of their parts, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
Energizer Holdings has fired another legal volley in the patent litigation between its Schick-Wilkinson Sword unit and Gillette, charging that the archrival’s flagship products sold under the Mach3, Mach3Turbo and Venus brands infringe three Schick patents.
Whirlpool Corp. filed a second lawsuit against LG Electronics Inc. and the South Korean company's U.S. affiliate, LG Electronics USA Inc., over patents for washers.
Three-dimensional packaging can be registered as a European trademark if the shape is integral to the retail product, the European Court of Justice has ruled.
Japan’s highest court dealt Anheuser-Busch a blow in the U.S. brewer’s long-running global trademark battle with Czech rival Budejovicky Budvar.
A federal appeals court has ruled that the courts do not have original jurisdiction in cases involving concurrent trademarks, and can only become involved after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issues a decision.
China’s top battery maker and rival Energizer Holdings have signed a cross-licensing agreement, ending a dispute at the U.S. International Trade Commission.