Because of a trademark issue, the Apple Watch may be blocked from being sold in Switzerland until at least after December 5 of this year. Swiss watchmaker Leonard Timepieces currently has a trademark that prevents third parties from using “apple” or showing the image of an apple in class 14, which includes jewelry, precious stones, timepieces, and watches.
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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.