/Tag: Chanel

Nailed

2017-02-03T08:52:09+00:00

A Dutch nail salon is forbidden to use its name Chanelle by fashion brand Chanel. “But it is my own name!”, the owner says. In the city of Papendrecht, The Netherlands, a new nailbar opened. The owner, Le Ngyun, has [...]

Nailed2017-02-03T08:52:09+00:00

Chanel = Chanel®

2016-02-22T13:59:39+00:00

One of the greatest 'compliments' in branding is also the most dangerous enemy in trademark law: use as a generic. Did someone photoshop an image, or did he use Adobe® Photoshop® to enhance an image? Did someone xerox a document, or [...]

Chanel = Chanel®2016-02-22T13:59:39+00:00

Coco & Yves et Coco

2015-07-09T07:14:21+00:00

Coco & Yves et Coco. This sounds like a French movie starring a small village on the countryside. A movie full off joie de vivre and humor. But no, the truth is that this is a trademark battle, between Chanel [...]

Coco & Yves et Coco2015-07-09T07:14:21+00:00

Chanel, no. 2

2015-01-22T08:00:01+00:00

Like in other countries, new parents in the Netherlands love to give their children a name inspired by a trademark. So, there are now babies called Bentley, Chevy, Davidson, Diesel, Joulz and Leonidas. The baby name Theflonh might however be [...]

Chanel, no. 22015-01-22T08:00:01+00:00