• ‘Color’ is the new ‘black and white’ for EU trademarks

    In light of these changes, brand owners should review their CTM registrations and consider the following recommendations for both logos used in color and word marks for which color is a distinctive element.

  • Red sole diaries

    Recently, Louboutin accused a Dutch retail store, Van Dalen Footwear, of infringing on its registered trademark of the red-soles shoes. But Van Dalen filed a counterclaim and Louboutin lost its trademark in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.

  • IP: Recent developments in color trademark registration

    A color can do quite a bit when it comes to embodying an organization’s good will, as evidenced by the color employed for nearly a century by UPS’s ubiquitous delivery trucks.

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