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Tag Archives: intellectual property

Rubik’s Cube trademark puzzle solved by EU court

By Enrico Bonadio, City University London

The Rubik’s Cube has confounded millions of people, including myself since discovering it in my uncle’s house as a child. And now the iconic three-dimensional puzzle has been the subject of an EU ruling.

The device was invented in 1974 by Ernő Rubik, a...

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Why Converse has filed 31 lawsuits over century-old sneaker design

By Enrico Bonadio, City University London

Converse is taking action to protect its famous All Star sneakers from alleged imitators.

The product in question is the All Star Chuck Taylor shoe that was first marketed by Converse in 1917. The trainers are named after Converse’s popular spokesman, Chuck Taylor,...

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