Belmond, an LVMH Maison, and the Cipriani Family Reach Agreement
Belmond | February 23, 2023
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2023-- Belmond, an LVMH Maison, and the Cipriani family announce that they have reached an agreement which puts an end to all litigations between them around intellectual property. These legal issues go back several decades, well before LVMH acquired Belmond. The new agreement establishes once and for all the respective rights of the parties around the Cipriani marks in difference regions of the world. This will allow the development of these formidable brands within a well-defined and clear legal frame. The Hotel Cipriani of Venice, a flagship property of Belmond, will be the only one in the world with that name. ...
New Report Shows Value of IP to the Tourism Sector
UNWTO | May 6, 2021
A new report published jointly by WIPO and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on the value of intellectual property in boosting tourism shows how the IP system creates a favorable ecosystem for innovation, entrepreneurship and investment in the sector. The publication, entitled “Boosting Tourism Development through Intellectual Property,” highlights good practices, features case studies and recommendations for policymakers and other tourism stakeholders on how to ensure that creativity, innovation, traditions and cultural heritage in tourism are properly protected and commercialized and that the benefits are shared by all. In ...
Hard Rock International (HRI) Acquires Full Intellectual Property Rights to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino® in Las Vegas in Deal With Juniper Capital
Hard Rock | May 13, 2020
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., May 13, 2020 - Hard Rock International (HRI) announced today that the world-renowned entertainment and hospitality brand has purchased all rights to the Hard Rock® brand and related trademarks in Las Vegas from Houston-based private equity firm, Juniper Capital, which purchased the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino® Las Vegas in 2018 from Brookfield Asset Management. The transaction allows HRI exclusive full rights to memorabilia, signage and merchandise, along with intellectual property rights for affiliated restaurant and entertainment trademarks and website domain names. Effective immediately, HRI and its affiliates will no...
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