Property, intangible

a blog about ownership of intellectual property rights and its licensing


French coffee press

  • Burn the Drafts

    I previously blogged about a dispute between Bodum USA and La Cafetière over the sale of French press coffeemakers. Corporate entity Bodum bought out one of the shareholders, Martin.  The purchase agreement included future restraints on Martin’s use of the conveyed trademarks and, it argued, on the trade dress in the pot configuration itself.  Martin […] Continue reading