While surfing is a significant part of modern life, it’s important to recognize that our modern idea of the surfboard, and the entire lifestyle that surfing created, took time to develop. Intellectual property (IP) law played a part in this process. Read more here.
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“Trademark infringement occurs when there is a violation of the exclusive rights of the trademark owner by using a trademark, which is identical, or confusingly similar, to the registered trademark in respect to the same or similar type of goods or services and without authorisation from the trademark owner. Other kinds of trademark infringements include ambush marketing, cyber -squatting, passing off, and trademark dilution.”