In Monster Energy Company v Glamco Co., Ltd.  SGIPOS 7, multinational energy drinks manufacturer Monster (‘the Opponent’) unsuccessfully opposed an application to register the mark ‘SWEET MONSTER’ (‘the Application Mark’) in Class 30 by Korean dessert purveyor Glamco (‘the Applicant’). The Registrar denied the Opponent’s three grounds of opposition. The first was that, following […]
Below are a collection of photos of the key ceremony for each of the homes we have built as part of our new initiative for families in Kerala. Please also see our galleries documenting the construction and blessing of the new homes with the Nilavilakku.
Below are a collection of photos from our recent initiative of building homes for the poor in Kerala which document the tradition of blessing the new home by lighting the Nilavilakku shrine. Please also see our galleries documenting the construction of the houses and the ceremonies where we handed over the keys to the families.
Below are a collection of photos from our recent initiative of building homes for the poor in Kerala. Please also take a look at our galleries detailing the blessing of new homes by lighting the Nilavilakku, and the Key Ceremonies where we presented the families with keys to their new houses.
Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd  SGCA 18 Introduction In the recent decision of Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd  SGCA 18, the Singapore Court of Appeal (the “Court”) reaffirmed the law on patent construction in Singapore and clarified the Singapore position in relation to the UK […]
In line with Singapore’s vision to become a Smart Nation, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a FinTech Fast Track (FTFT) initiative, effective from 26 April 2018 for a period of 12 months, in order to expedite the file-to-grant process for FinTech patent applications for as fast as 6 months. Normally, it […]
McCHICKEN®, McNUGGETS® and McFLURRY® immediately conjure up images of the ‘family of marks’ owned by McDonald’s Corporation. Indeed, the ‘family of marks’ doctrine is well-established in trademark law. Be that as it may, can it be said that there exists a family of marks when they are not owned by the same entity? What needs […]