BabaBing goes after BabaBad Aldi
201905.01
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BabaBing goes after BabaBad Aldi

In March 2018, McDaniel & Co client and award-winning designer and manufacturer of baby products, BabaBing, launched its Mani baby changing backpack. Like most of BabaBing’s products, the Mani is a carefully designed backpack which encompasses a number of specific design features aimed at allowing the bag to function as either a stylish tote bag…

Landmark ruling obtained in favour of Jaguar
201904.01
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Landmark ruling obtained in favour of Jaguar

Jaguar Land Rover has been successful in the Chinese courts at preventing a Chinese copycat from selling its version of the Land Rover Evoque model, ending a three-year court battle. The Beijing Chaoyang District Court ruled that Jiangling Motor Corporation’s (“JMC”) Landwind X7 model had five specific features that were directly copied from the Evoque…

You Win Some, You Lose Some
201903.19
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You Win Some, You Lose Some

Apple is no stranger to litigation and expensive, lengthy court battles. We have reported on many of Apple’s disputes over the years, some of these reports can be read here and here. On 15 March 2019 Apple suffered a loss in its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm, the technology firm known for producing modems and…

Aldi and Lidl take rivalry to court
201903.08
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Aldi and Lidl take rivalry to court

Last month we reported on a story about of an ex-Apple employee accused of stealing trade secrets in relation to Apple’s ‘Project Titan’, or in other words, Apple’s self-driving car project.  The accused in question, Jizhong Chen, raised the alarm after he was spotted taking photographs of confidential information on his work computer by other…

Keeping up with Kylie
201903.07
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Keeping up with Kylie

Kylie Jenner made headlines this week after it was announced that she has become the world’s youngest ever self-made billionaire according to Forbes. The news has been received with a mix of opinions; many people questioning whether she can really be titled ‘self-made’ given the privileged background she has came from and others congratulating Kylie…

Counterfeiters cash in on Valentine’s Day
201902.14
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Counterfeiters cash in on Valentine’s Day

February 14th, otherwise known as Valentine’s day, the annual day dedicated to love, is often celebrated by the giving of cards and gifts to loved ones. This year however, the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU), issued a disheartening warning to shoppers thinking of buying their loved ones a gift. It emerged this week that…

Avoid “modded” games consoles, PIPCU warns
201812.07
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Avoid “modded” games consoles, PIPCU warns

The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (much more manageably known as “PIPCU”) has issued a warning to Christmas shoppers of the dangers of buying modded games consoles. Consoles that are “modded” (also sometimes called “cracked” or “jailbroken”) have hardware modified (or new hardware installed) so that security measures pre-installed by the legitimate…