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Court of Appeal holds now mark invalid

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

The Court of Appeal dismissed Starbucks' appeal from the decision of Arnold J in which he dismissed Starbucks' claims for trade mark infringement and

IPEC finds trade mark for Wishbone Ash valid and infringed

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

Recorder Douglas Campbell found that Mr Powell's CTM for WISHBONE ASH (the 'Mark') had not been registered in bad faith. He also dismissed Mr

Decisions of the GC - December 2013

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

The GC upheld the BoA's finding that there was a likelihood of confusion between the two marks under Art 8(1)(b). The BoA was correct to find that the

SCRABBLE marks not infringed by SCRAMBLE game

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

Mattel were the owners of all intellectual property rights associated with the well-known game SCRABBLE outside the US and Canada. Zynga was a

Community registered design invalid due to earlier Spanish design

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

The GC upheld the BoA's findings that a Community design for a corkscrew was invalid under Articles 4, 6(1)(b) and 25(1)(b) of the Community Designs

Token use not sufficient to protect TOMMY NUTTER mark from revocation

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

Asplin J dismissed an appeal by Crombie from the decision of the Hearing Officer, finding that Crombie’s UK mark for TOMMY NUTTER should be revoked

Re-branding parallel imports

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

Asplin J found that Doncaster had infringed the REGURIN trade mark (of which SEP was exclusive licensee in the UK and Ireland) by affixing the mark

Infringement of registered and unregistered design in a beer glass

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

Recorder Douglas Campbell held that Utopia's UK unregistered design right in the shape of the profile of the outer surfaces of its 'Aspen' beer glass

Appeal dismissed in computer program copyright infringement case

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

The Court of Appeal (Lewison LJ giving the lead judgment) dismissed SAS's appeal and upheld Arnold J's finding (reported in CIPA Journal, February

Evidence of a change in the economic behaviour of consumers required to establish dilution

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2013

The CJ upheld EM's appeal, setting aside the decision of the GC to uphold the BoA's finding that the mark applied for by EM might dilute Elmar Wolf's