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Turkey’s Communication Firm Periskop Wins Trademark Lawsuit Against US Periscope
2018-06-12
 

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Turkey’s Communication Firm Periskop Wins Trademark Lawsuit Against US Periscope

Turkey’s Communication Firm Periskop Wins Trademark Lawsuit Against US Periscope

2018-06-12

An Istanbul court ruled to block access to Twitter’s Periscope live video service in Turkey after accepting a lawsuit lodged by local Periskop (Periscope) Communication and Production Company over claims of trademark violation.

Istanbul Civil Court for Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights delivered a verdict in favor of Periskop Company, which sued Twitter, Apple and Google over infringement on brand registry rights. Periskop has a confirmed brand registered as “Periscope” in Turkish Patent Institute (TPE). The court ruled to enforce on the brand registry violation.

source:

http://turkey.theglobepost.com/periskop-persicope-trademark-violation/