Google Sues Sonos Alleging Patent Infringement Once Again

The American multinational technology company, Google, is again suing Sonos (an American developer and manufacturer of audio products) by alleging Patent Infringement. It seems to be a never-ending legal fight series between the two tech companies in question. The two new lawsuits filed by Google focus on multiple patents involving keyword detection, charging using technologies invented
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Indian Government Plans to Fund 10k Patents from Educational Institutes Every Year

According to a top official’s recent statement, the Indian Government shall soon come up with a scheme to fund 10k Patent Applications from educational institutes every year. This move’s ultimate aim is to motivate and encourage more students and faculty members to safeguard their Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) well. Furthermore, as per many officials, the scheme shall help
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MetaX Hits Facebook Owner Meta with a Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

MetaX LLC, a company specializing in creating immersive virtual reality experiences, has recently filed a Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in Manhattan federal court against Facebook owner Meta for allegedly stealing and using the company’s name for its pivot to the metaverse. MetaX, based out of New York, has told the court that it has been crushed
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Manolo Blahnik Emerges Victorious in Decades-Long Trademark Dispute in China

One of the world’s most successful shoe designers, Manolo Blahnik, has recently won a trademark dispute in China concerning the right to use his name in the nation, thereby ending a costly 22-year-old legal battle. China’s highest court, in a rare ruling recently, canceled a trademark incorporating Manolo Blahnik’s name and owned by Chinese businessman
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Delhi HC Restrains Use of Facebake & Other Facebook Formative Trademarks

The Delhi High Court (HC) has permanently restrained the use of marks, including ‘Facecake,’ ‘Facebake,’ Facebook marks, the visual representation of Facebook, and other Facebook formative trademarks of the social media giant, in a Trademark Infringement suit filed by Meta (previously known as Facebook). Justice Naveen Chawla has awarded nominal damages of Rs. 50,000 against the defendants
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CureVac Sues BioNTech Alleging Patent Infringement over mRNA Technology

German Pharmaceutical Company, CureVac, has filed a Patent Infringement Lawsuit against the German Biotechnology Company BioNTech in Germany over its use of mRNA technology. CureVac is now seeking ‘fair compensation’ from BioNTech and two subsidiaries for infringing upon its Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). As per several reports, the Chief Executive Officer at CureVac, Franz-Werner Haas, has not ruled
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eBay Steps Into the Metaverse and NFTs with Trademark Application Filings

The American multinational e-commerce company, eBay, is the latest mainstream brand to step into the metaverse by filing various Trademark Applications for different products. The e-commerce giant has applied trademarks for: Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), NFT Exchanges, and NFT Trading Virtual Goods Marketplaces Online Retail Stores with Physical & Virtual Goods The trademark applications for the same
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Rogue Websites Restrained by Delhi HC from Using Amazon’s Trademark & Logo

Several rogue websites have been restrained by the Delhi High Court (HC) from using the trademark of the online marketplace, Amazon, and its logos or any deceptive variant that is identical or similar to the original mark. In this case, the Delhi HC noted that the activities of the said rogue websites have been causing
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Space Needle Sues Local Coffee Chain Alleging TM Infringement Over Its Logo

The Space Needle, an iconic, 605 feet tall spire at the Seattle Center (with an observation deck and a rotating restaurant), has recently sued a local coffee chain alleging Trademark Infringement. According to the iconic tower’s owner, Local Coffee Spot, with four locations in the Seattle area, has been using the Space Needle’s trademarked logo
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English Premier League Files 02 Trademark Applications for Crypto

One of the world’s most-watched sporting events, the English Premier League (EPL) or just the Premier League, has recently filed 02 new Trademark Applications for crypto. The applications have been filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), marking the widely recognized football league’s foray into the Metaverse. Through a tweet on 6th June 2022, Michael Kondoudis,
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