Williams and Will.i.am argue over use of “i am”

US producer-rapper Pharrell Williams has commenced legal proceedings against will.i.am over a the phase “i.am”.  Williams, who owns the YouTube channel “i am OTHER”, has said that the Black Eyed Peas front man is adamant his use of the phase infringes the “i.am” trade mark. will.i.am has owned the trade mark since […]Read More »

If at first you don’t succeed…

 Sir James Dyson is the inventor of the world’s first cyclonic vacuum cleaner.  I came across a recent interview with him in The SMART at www.heathrowexpress.com and which gives us an insight into the mind of one of the world’s most renowned inventors and designers.  Sir James tells us that his engineering interest […]Read More »

Blooming infringement

Interflora has won a five year battle against UK retailer Marks & Spencer, following a Court ruling that using a rival’s trade mark in search engine keyword advertising constituted an infringement. Judge Arnold said in his ruling that “A significant proportion of the consumers who searched for “interflora” and the […]Read More »