Gucci in aTussle ?
Reports have been swirling in the British press that Gucci has lost the rights to its GG trademark in the U.K. This action came following an complaint by German clothing firm Gerry Weber, to revoke the trademark on account of its “nonuse” in the periods from 2003 through 2008 and 2007 through 2012. IPO did revoke Gucci’s U.K. rights to a version of the GG logo on garments such as bracelets, shoulder bags, scarves and coats. The company said: “Gucci clarifies that Gucci’s rights in its GG logo are not affected by this decision,” Gucci is the owner of several other valid registrations for this mark, including a Community Trade Mark for its iconic GG logo and those rights are directly enforceable in the U.K.,” says the company.