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Why is it So Difficult to Trademark Even an Iconic Shape?

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On the face of it, a KitKat and a London black cab might not have much in common. The manufacturers of both products recently discovered that trademarking a shape is a complex and challenging aspect of intellectual property protection. The …

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Three Dimensional Objects need Specific Intellectual Property Protection

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It’s easy to assume that owning the rights to a drawing or two dimensional image automatically provides intellectual property protection if that image is converted into a 3D object. It doesn’t. For example, an organisation might have copyright or even …

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