Trademark Report - This Week in Trademark News

Diesel's parent company OTB group prevails against Zara's parent company in counterfeit case brought in Milan, Italy.  More here.

EU politicians reject controversial "link tax" which could have made internet content aggregators pay publishers for sharing links, and platforms liable for users' copyright infringements.  More here.

Licensor objects in Delaware bankruptcy court to licensee's transfer of a licensing agreement to third party.  More here

TTAB refuses Wendy Williams trademark to register her namesake clothing line due to prior registered "Wendy O. Williams" by the so-called Queen of Shock Rock and lead singer of the 1980s punk rock band Plasmatics (for t-shirts).  More here.

L'Institut National de l'Origine et de la Qualité  filed a notice of opposition at the TTAB this week to block a Los Angeles company called TeaStream LLC from registering "Champagne's Sober Cousin" for tea.  More here.