SINGAPORE: MYSTERY SET

12th September, 2017

This case deals on whether the use of a trade mark only in references to invoices would constitute as “use” per the Singapore Trade Marks Act. In this revocation proceeding before the……

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Singapore: Apple’s Trade Mark Sherlock Revoked

27th February, 2017

In the matter of Apple Inc (‘Apple’) and Bigfoot Internet Ventures Pte Ltd (‘Bigfoot’), it was uncovered that companies offering post-sale software support provided online could possibly satisfy the ‘evidence of use’……

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SINGAPORE – FAUX CALVIN

24th October, 2016

In the case of Calvin Klein, Inc and another v HS International Pte Ltd and others [2016] SGHC 214, leading fashion designer Calvin Klein had sued Singapore-registered Global PSM for trademark infringement……

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SINGAPORE: IPOS DEFINES THE TERM USE OF MARK

31st July, 2015

In this trade mark revocation hearing before the Hearings and Mediation Group of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), Lisbeth Enterprises Limited (hereinafter be referred as “the Applicant”), filed an application……

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SINGAPORE: CONVERSE FAILS IN OPPOSITION PROCEEDINGS

31st July, 2015

In the opposition hearing of a trade mark application by Southern Rubber Works Sdn. Bhd. (hereinafter be referred “the Applicant”), opposed by Converse Inc. (hereinafter be referred “the Opponent”), the Intellectual Property……

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SINGAPORE: POLO/LAUREN TAKES ON THE MIGHTY USPA

31st July, 2015

In opposition proceedings involving Singapore-based Polo/Lauren Company, L. P. v United States Polo Associates, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has refused registration of Singapore Trade Mark Application No. T1215440A in……

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SINGAPORE: AMC IN DISPUTE

5th May, 2015

In the case of The Audience Motivation Company Asia Pte Ltd v AMC Live Group China (S) Pte Ltd, the Singapore High Court dismissed the Plaintiff’s claims for infringement and passing off.……

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