Singapore Trade Marks – Not a Family! Bridgestone (And Firestone) Failed to Prevent Deestone from Registration – Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Licensing Services, INC. v Deestone Limited [2018] SGIPOS 5

Reading Time: 4 minutesIn a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Who are the parties involved in this case? Bridgestone Corporation and Bridgestone Licensing Services, Inc. (“Opponents”) Deestone Limited (“Applicant”)  What actually happened? The Opponents are the owners of the “Bridgestone” and “Firestone” trade marks. The Applicant applied to register the “Deestone” trade mark, […]

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Singapore Trade Marks – New Yorker S.H.K Jeans GMBH & Co. KG Succeeds on Partial Revocation Against Daidoh Limited’s Registered Mark – New Yorker S.H.K Jeans GMBH & co. KG V Daidoh Limited [2017] SGIPOS 16

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS ordered for partial revocation against Daidoh Limited’s registered trade mark. (A) Who are the parties involved in this case? (a) New Yorker S.H.K Jeans GmbH & Co. KG (“Applicant”) (b) Daidoh Limited (“Registrant”) (B) What actually happened? On 7 September 2011, the […]

Singapore Trade Marks – Clarins Fragrance Group’s Opposition Against Benq Materials Corp’s Trade Mark Application Failed on All Pleaded Grounds – Clarins Fragrance Group F.K.A Thierry Mugler Parfums S.A.S. V Benq Materials Corp/ [2018] SGIPOS 2

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), it was held that Clarins Fragrance Group’s opposition against BenQ Materials Corp.’s trade mark application failed on all grounds. (A) Who are the parties involved in this case? BenQ Materials Corp. (Applicant) A company based in Taiwan and listed on the Taiwan Stock […]

Who pays the costs of implementing a website-blocking order in the context of trade mark infringement?

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs a follow up our previous articles, “Website Blocking Order – a Possible Remedy against Trade Mark Infringement on the Internet?“ and “English Court of Appeal Affirms Injunctions Against ISPs for Website Selling Counterfeits“, we now revisit the topic as the UK Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited judgement in Cartier International AG and others (Respondents) v British […]

Singapore Trade Marks – Guccio Gucci S.P.A Succeeds in Opposition Proceedings Against Guccitech Industries (Pte Ltd)’s Similar Trade Mark – Guccio Gucci S.P.A V Guccitech Industries (Pte Ltd) [2018] SGIPOS 1

Reading Time: 9 minutesIn a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS held that Guccio Gucci S.p.A’s opposition against Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd)’s trade mark application succeeded. (A) Who are the parties involved in this case? Guccitech Industries (Private Limited) (Applicant) Incorporated in Singapore in 2010 and is engaged in the business of designing […]