/Tag: H&M

H&M against H&C

2018-06-06T13:02:16+00:00

It is a standard rule in trademark law that the consumer focuses on words in a trademark. Words, with the exception of very descriptive words, are often the dominant part of trademarks. If there is a logo, does it make [...]

H&M against H&C2018-06-06T13:02:16+00:00

H&M sued by graffiti artist

2018-03-12T23:46:02+00:00

Fashion chain H&M has taken a graffiti artist to court over a copyright dispute. The Swedish retail giant, has filed a complaint for declaratory judgment after being threatened with legal action over its use of graffiti art in a marketing [...]

H&M sued by graffiti artist2018-03-12T23:46:02+00:00

Save the environment? Change your trademark

2017-12-12T23:44:18+00:00

You can save the environment by changing your trademark. How? Ink! Yes, ink. Reducing paper waste by printing less is already quite common. You may already have a sentence underneath your email signature, asking not to print the email (ironically, [...]

Save the environment? Change your trademark2017-12-12T23:44:18+00:00

adidas wins 20-year stripe battle

2017-11-17T07:45:16+00:00

Finally. After twenty years, the trademark battle between H&M and adidas is over. The court in The Hague has decided that the Swedish fashion chain has infringed on adidas’ three-stripe brand. The German sports giant sued H&M over the fact [...]

adidas wins 20-year stripe battle2017-11-17T07:45:16+00:00

A Classixx infringement case

2017-10-30T23:00:29+00:00

A Los Angeles pop duo, is suing fashion retail chain H&M over the use of their band name on t-shirts. Classixx, an LA dance-pop duo, make upbeat, metropolitan music that seems to flourish in shopping malls. But not only in [...]

A Classixx infringement case2017-10-30T23:00:29+00:00

Mischief

2016-11-18T07:45:46+00:00

Swedish fashion chain Hennes & Mauritz has lost a law suit over the word "Chief". Printing it on a jumper proved to be a no-go. H&M have been ordered by the court to pay financial compensation to Jeans Centre, for infringing upon [...]

Mischief2016-11-18T07:45:46+00:00

Selfmade selfie

2015-12-15T10:07:02+00:00

As a large and popular fashion brand you have to monitor all fashion trends. When the designer department has noticed a trend or gets inspired, it is their heavy task to translate these trends as soon as possible in wearable [...]

Selfmade selfie2015-12-15T10:07:02+00:00

Swedish trademarks

2011-06-09T07:40:36+00:00

Markmatters.com / Knijff Trademark Attorneys is attending the annual ECTA Conference in Stockholm this week (Say hi when you run in to us!). Sweden is a beautiful country and Stockholm an amazing city. The country is not only keen on [...]

Swedish trademarks2011-06-09T07:40:36+00:00