March 16, 2014

Candy Crush- ed

In continuation with our previous blog, the makers of the wildly popular “match 3” online game Candy Crush Saga, have withdrawn their trademark application on game use of the word “Candy” following a series of protracted controversies in advance of their upcoming initial public offering.

Trademark for “NaMo Tea Party”

An application was submitted to IPO (Indian Patent Office) for Trademark Registration for the name NAMO TEA PARTY on 6th February, 2014. The application (2673369) was file by Shailesh Tewari in respect of Goods/Services Personal & Social Services rendered to meet the needs of individuals in class 45. The “NaMo (Narendra Modi) Tea Party” is …

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Google Earth’s Patent Infringement Case

ART+COM Innovationpool GmbH. (“ACI”), Berlin has filed a case against Google Earth (Google Inc), California; regarding Infringing its U.S. Patent No. RE44,550  (‘550 patent), entitled “Method and Device for Pictorial Representation of Space-Related Data”. The ‘550 patent is a reissue of U.S. Patent No. RE41,428 (‘428 patent), which was filed on December 17th, 1996 with …

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