2012 marks the 30th anniversary of the Trademark Law of China. China Daily writes about a recent symposium that looked at the impact it’s had on business.
Despite the trademark issues and lawsuits surrounding who owns the right to be called the “J. Geils Band,” apparently a version of the “Band” has moved forward and hit the road without guitarist John Geils, Jr.
What would have been chef Julia Child’s 100th birthday got a big media splash earlier this month, now her foundation is in the midst of a trademark suit. BSH Home Appliances, maker of Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau appliances, has used Child’s image in a historical timeline on its website, among other places. This sounds like a fairly recent story about Humphrey Bogart and London Fog, doesn’t it?