This Week In Review: Week 19

The Hidden Value of Trademark Registrations: How They Can Boost Stock Returns

Originally posted by IP Watchdog
A recent study published in Management Science shows a positive correlation between the number of trademark registrations a company has and its stock value, with higher trademark intensity leading to higher profitability and stock returns over the next 12 months.
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RIAA Fights Against Yout's Attempt to Legalize Stream-Ripping

Originally posted by TorrentFreak
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has filed a 62-page response in its ongoing legal battle with the stream-ripping platform Yout. Yout owner Jonathan Nader is fighting to have his service declared legal, despite Judge Stefan Underhill ruling in favor of the RIAA in 2022, and claiming that YouTube-ripping tools violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
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Australian Designer Katie Perry Wins Trademark Battle Against Pop Star Katy Perry

Originally posted by Business Insider
Katy Perry has lost a trademark dispute brought by an Australian designer named Katie Perry, who claimed that the pop singer partially infringed her trademark by selling clothing merchandise on her Australian tours between 2014 and 2018. The clothing designer, who registered her brand name Katie Perry in 2008, claimed that the trademark battle had spanned 15 years.
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High Court rules in favor of Lidl in trade mark infringement dispute against Tesco

Originally posted by The IPKat
Lidl has won a lawsuit against Tesco for infringing on its copyright, trademark, and rights to pass off in the yellow-and-blue logo used for its Clubcard Prices promotion. However, the court found that Lidl had registered its wordless mark in bad faith, which led to the invalidation of all four of its trade marks.
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Vinci Leather faces trademark lawsuit from Christian Louboutin over red soles and spiked sneakers

Originally posted by The Fashion Law
Christian Louboutin has filed a lawsuit against footwear maker Vinci Leather, accusing the company of infringing on its red-sole trademark, trade dress rights and design patents by manufacturing knock-off Louboutin shoes that resemble the French luxury brand's original designs. Louboutin alleges that Vinci Leather has been marketing shoes that utilise red soles identical to Louboutin's and shoes with soles nearly identical to Louboutin's Loubishark line of sneakers and Spiked Sneakers trade dress.
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