Bloom Fresh wins legal battle in South Korea over table grape licensing

The firm successfully demonstrated that the patented variety named IFG Six and the trademark Sweet Sapphire were in wide use despite the company’s ownership of the intellectual property. 

calendar_today October 25 , 2023
Grapa wins legal case against illegal planting in Egypt

The breeder and licenser of premium table grape varieties has won a legal case against an illegal grower of Early Sweet table grapes, imposing the uprooting of 11 acres of illegal plantation in Egypt and setting a major precedent. 

calendar_today July 13 , 2022
Chilean grape companies planning to file class action lawsuit in U.S. over losses and charges

A Chilean-headquartered law firm is working with exporters and growers to file the lawsuit in a U.S. East Coast court against shipping companies and the Port of Philadelphia.

calendar_today June 08 , 2022
Italian customs intercept illegally grown proprietary table grapes

The detained goods were subjected to a DNA test, determined to be a variety of grapes that was due to enter the market fraudulently and therefore approved to be destroyed by the Court of Ravenna.

calendar_today October 27 , 2021
Australian table grape company fined for misleading consumers about fruit origins

An Australian table grape company that supplies fruit to domestic and international markets has been fined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for misleading customers about the origins of its product.

calendar_today June 22 , 2021
IFG ends successful table grape IP infringement case in South Africa

The breeder determined that the grower had stolen a slip of the varietal from one of the IFG founder's vineyards in California while visiting and had transported it to South Africa, where it was grafted, propagated, and commercially grown.

calendar_today February 16 , 2021
Australian grape industry body chair quits following Sun World IP breach

The former chair said he did not “wish to subject the ATGA to unnecessary scrutiny” following “breaches to grower license agreements”, according to the association.

calendar_today July 15 , 2020
Sun World settles with Australian grape grower after IP breach

Californian based variety development and licensing company, Sun World International, says it has reached settlement of a dispute with a "prominent" Australian table grape producer within the Sunraysia region. 

calendar_today July 01 , 2020
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