Yellow not so mellow

Yellow not so Mellow Domain Names Lawyer, Alex McDonald says that a recent High Court decision, Yellow Holdings Ltd v Eurobelt Ltd,[1] illustrates the power of ‘first to register’ domain name status and the difficult stand-offs that can result where adomain name is...

CO-OP COCK-UP

CO-OP COCK-UP Alex McDonald | Trade Mark Litigation Lawyer, Auckland A descriptive trade mark seem like a great idea but can prove be a real headache down the line. Here’s a case that illustrates howa descriptive trade mark can cause problems. The Public Service...

An Ace Card

An Ace Card: Shape Trade Mark Registrations Alex McDonald, Trade Mark Dispute Lawyer, Auckland A trade mark registration for the shape of a product is one of the holy grails of trade mark protection. The distinctive trade mark triangle shape Toblerone box is a good...