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French luxury group, Kering, and e-commerce marketplace, Alibaba Group, partner to engage in joint enforcement actions to prevent online and offline cosmetics infringements and protect intellectual property rights.
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Because brand identity is so important for beauty and personal care companies while the market continues to be more crowded, it becomes even more important to establish a differentiated, strong brand and diligently protect it.
The beauty retailer has been named in a suit this month after neither the company nor the brand Drunk Elephant, which the store carries, removed the mark in question despite receiving notice earlier this year.
Christian Louboutin has won a lawsuit against four Russian companies for selling imitation Louboutin fragrances, granting the French company injunctive relief to prevent the rivals selling the products in question.
The legal dispute is essentially about a heart icon used on the product packaging. And, P&G maintains that, “we did not take inspiration from Hard Candy but from a common icon that does not belong to any party.”
“Companies and people seeking to expand and further distinguish their brand should think outside the box and explore ways to interact with consumers by appealing to all their senses,” says intellectual property attorney David A. Jackson.
Moroccan oil, also known as argan oil, has been profiled as a hair care ingredient, but increasingly it is popping up in skin care products, too, and has now been included in a shave preparation product.
The European Court of Justice’s ruling last month in the case between L’Oreal and eBay concerning the sale of unauthorised goods online, is one that should be welcomed by brand owners as they strive for brand protection.
The EU Court of Justice in its ruling in favour of L’Oréal, has stated eBay could be held liable for trade mark infringements if found to have an active role in the promotion and thus sale of fake products.
Henkel, L'Oreal and Beiersdorf were all among the top twenty
trademark filers in 2007 as applications increased significantly
reflecting higher trade with booming Asian economies, according to
a UN agency.
The chairman of Miss Beverly Hills Inc says that the US courts have
upheld its legal battle to branding rights for the Miss Beverly
Hills name, a brand that has been used to market cosmetics,
fragrances and spa products.