Starbucks appeals denial of cancellation of Korean company’s trademarkDecember 21, 2006

Starbucks is appealing a decision denying cancellation of a Korean company's trademark, asserting it infringes Starbucks' trademark. The Korean company, Starpreya, uses a green circular logo that Starbucks asserts is confusingly similar to its logo. Below are the two logos:

Starbucks logo Starpreya logo

Starbucks has already unsuccessfully opposed Starpreya's mark in two cases before the Patent Court of Korea. The appeal was filed with the Supreme Court of Korea. No word on when a decision may be rendered.

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