Bridgestone-brand ruling kills ‘one’ bid with two ‘stones’

DeestoneSingapore – The intellectual property office of Singapore (IPOS) has decided in favour of Thai tire-maker Deestone to maintain its brand in the face of opposition from Bridgestone Corp.

According to the Singaporean Business Times, the decision followed a “failed application” by Bridgestone under the Singapore Trade Marks Act, opposing the use of “stone” mark in the brand.

The Japanese tire-maker, which manufactures tires under Bridgestone and Firestone brands, is claiming that the word “stone” constitutes its family…

To read more,please login or register below.

Register
This is the first step to more free
content, user offers, subscriptions
and more.
Login
Log in here using the Email Address
and Password you signed up with