Archive for the "Branding" Category

Creative Trade-marks for Wine

Posted by Larry Munn on September 19th, 2006

Applications to the Canadian Trade-marks Registrar evidence the growing trend towards ever more interesting and entertaining wine labels. Witness the following marks advertised in the Canadian Trade-marks Journal over the course of the last 3 months. Mighty Good Water (Application No. 1,261,728), Eighty Links (Application No. 1,268,597), Dancing Bull (Application No. 1,286,717), Brain Storm (Application [...]

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David, Goliath And Reverse Confusion

Posted by Neil Melliship on September 18th, 2006

Microsoft is once again at the forefront of a trademark infringement dispute , though this time the David in the story is on a bit weaker ground – it sells construction management software under the FOREFRONT brand and MS recently announced it will begin selling security software under that same brand – so clearly the [...]

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More Brands Face Phishing Threats

Posted by Karen Monteith on September 13th, 2006

According to CNET, a new study released by the Anti-Phishing Working Group shows the number of brands under attack from phishing was up 20 percent from June and 12 percent from the previous record in May.

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