Property, intangible

a blog about ownership of intellectual property rights and its licensing


  • Unremarkable Manufacturer-Distributor Dispute

    Wincam America, Inc., a distributor for CD Lab AG Multimedia Systems, filed applications to register the WINCAM and WINCAM AMERICA trademarks in the U.S.  CD Lab, the foreign owner of the WINCAM mark, was unhappy.  Wincam America set out the possible scenarios: (1) withdraw the applications, (2) CD Lab register the marks and Wincam America… Continue reading

  • Wish There Was More Story

    A few days ago there was some cryptic news about a trademark dispute over the PUMA marks.  The press release says this: Sportlifestyle Company PUMA herewith declares that the former Spanish license holder Estudio 2000 S.A., which owned several PUMA trademark rights, has been obliged to vest these to PUMA according to the arbitration ruling.… Continue reading