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Changes to IPO trade mark fees and services, effective 1 October 2009

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 29 2009

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is due to implement a number of changes to the application process for trade marks

Show of Olympic force

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2009

A Hertfordshire-based removals firm, Olympic Removals, has been threatened with trade mark infringement proceedings by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) over the use of the Olympic Rings symbol as its company logo

eBay not liable for its users’ infringement in the UK

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 21 2009

On 22 May 2009, the High Court ruled that eBay was not liable for sales of infringing or counterfeit goods by its users

L'Oréal case smells like trouble for product comparison advertising

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 5 2010

On 21 May 2010, the Court of Appeal ruled that the use of perfume 'smell-alike' comparison lists amounts to trade mark infringement

Copyright ruling by House of Lords on "Whiter Shade of Pale"

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 28 2009

The House of Lords has ruled that Matthew Fisher, who wrote the organ solo introduction to the 1960s song "Whiter Shade of Pale", is entitled to 40 of the royalties from the song

Actionable threats

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 26 2009

Imagine the scenario: you own a registered trade mark and believe that another company is using a similar mark

The Olympics may be over but Olympic fever set to continue..

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 3 2012

The Olympics was, of course, a massive success for London and for the whole of the UK

Trading standards cracking down on unauthorised use of Olympic brands

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 10 2011

All of the official names, phrases, trade marks, logos and designs related to the 2012 games and Olympic and Paralympic movements are legally protected in the UK and rigorously defended by the London 2012 committee

Virgin Atlantic succeeds in flat-bed seat infringement appeal

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2009

The Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal concerning a patent of Virgin Atlantic's seating system for flat-bed seats

50th british food gets european protection

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2012

Congratulations to Newmarket Sausages which have become the 50th British Food to obtain protection under the European Protected Food Names Scheme