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Singapore Trade Marks – Settling Differences? US Tech Giant Apple Inc Fails to Prevent Swiss Watchmaker Swatch AG from Trade Mark Registration – APPLE INC. V SWATCH AG (SWATCH SA) (SWATCH LTD) [2018] SGIPOS 15

Intellectual Property News  In a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS has thought different from Apple Inc as it allowed Swatch AG to proceed with their "Tick different"... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – USA Pro IP Limited’s Applications for Invalidation and Revocation of Montfort Services were successfully made out – Montfort Services Sdn. Bhd. v USA Pro IP Limited [2018] SGIPOS 3

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore ("IPOS"), it has held that USA PRO IP Limited’s applications for invalidation and revocation succeeded on... Read more
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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

Intellectual Property News In 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... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – Guccio Gucci S.P.A succeeds in Opposition Proceedings against Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd)’s Similar Trade Mark – Guccio Gucci S.P.A v Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd) [2018] SGIPOS 1

Intellectual Property News In 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... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P.’s Application for Declaration of Invalidity against Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd.’s Trade Mark fails on all grounds – The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by an Assistant Registrar at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS held that an application for declaration of invalidity of Royal... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – Shipper not liable of Trade Mark Infringement (Louis Vuitton Malletier v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd) (PT Alvenindo Sukses Ekspress, Third Party) and Other Suits

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by George Wei J, the Singapore High Court held that a freight forwarder was not liable for trade mark infringement in respect of... Read more
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Singapore Trade Mark Opposition – Starbucks Corporation v Morinaga Nyugyo Kabushiki Kaisha [2017] SGIPOS 18

Intellectual Property News SINGAPORE TRADE MARKS – STARBUCKS FAILS ON ALL OPPOSITION GROUNDS LODGED AGAINST MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO., LTD.’S ALLEGEDLY “SIMILAR” TRADE MARK – STARBUCKS CORPORATION V MORINAGA NYUGYO... Read more
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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 GbmH & Co. KG v Daidoh Limited [2017] SGIPOS 16

Intellectual Property News 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... Read more
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Singapore Registered Trade Mark Invalidated due to Lack of Distinctiveness - Eley Trading Sdn Bhd v Kwek Soo Chuan [2017] SGIPOS 15

Intellectual Property News SINGAPORE TRADE MARKS - IPOS INVALIDATES REGISTERED TRADE MARK FOR LACK OF DISTINCTIVENESS – ELEY TRADING SDN BHD V KWEK SOO CHUAN [2017] SGIPOS 15 In a... Read more
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Singapore report - Appeal court rules on AMC v AMC

Audience Motivation Company Asia Pte Ltd was an events management company that was incorporated in Singapore in 2000. Its main area of business involves the management of marketing events such... Read more
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Singapore report - Applying visual similarity principles to marks with dominant textual components

Specialist pet products supplier B2K Pet Products Pte Ltd was founded in 2008, while independent pet food company Pets Global Pte Ltd was incorporated in 2006. Both own trademarks relating... Read more