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2009-03-20 | CROCS under fire: Makro sells ‘Clogs’

Wholesaler Makro sold a variant of the wellknown CROCS, the model ‘Clogs’. Crocs started litigation before the District Court of The Hague, that decided on 18 that Makro can continue selling ‘Clogs’. See the CROCS model Cayman (top) and the Clogs (bottom). The CROCS model Cayman has copyright protection, but the Clogs remain at sufficient […] Read more

2008-08-22 | This parody was not allowed. Justified or not?

Did Tintin again take a wrong term? Last week a Spanish court ordered that a parody of the famous Tintin comic books be recalled from the bookstores. The comic book El Loto Rosa (The Pink Lotus) shows Tintin in a midlife crisis, having several liaisons that are extensively pictured. Tintin’s dog Bobby and Captain Haddock […] Read more