Burberry filed a lawsuit over the claim that U.S. retailer J.C. Penney sold infringed products. The retailer was accused of copying Burberry’s century-old pattern trademark and kept selling the product for up to two months after Burberry raised its objections.
The case was brought to Central Jakarta District Court in 2014, and the decision was ruled by the court last year. The plaintiff made the case by presenting the Indonesian trademark law which stated that a trademark could be deleted if the company had not used the name for commercial purposes in three years after registration or after the last use.
Pinterest, the popular US social networking startup, will be having difficulties expanding in international markets after a ruling the European Commission's Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market, Trade Marks and Designs Division said the true owner of the brand name in the region is a London startup.