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Unitary patent agreement stalled by European Parliament

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 9 2012

The European Union (EU) is moving closer to achieving the long awaited unitary patent after the European Council issued its decision on the proposed European Unified Patent Court (UPC

'Words' prevail over 'subject-matter': the CJEU gives its judgment in the cases of Medeva and Georgetown University

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 25 2011

Both Medeva and Georgetown University had patents relating to individual vaccines

The unitary patent package unwrapped

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 13 2012

The biggest change in European patenting practice since the European Patent Convention is happening

CJEU provides clarity on the sending and receiving of data

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 24 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has provided guidance on whether website use of the content of a database protected by the sui generis database right amounts to 'extraction' or 're-utilisation' for the purpose of assessing infringement. It has also confirmed where that use is to be regarded as having taken place

Special things made simple: a summary of the evaluation of trade mark distinctiveness for advertising slogans

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 19 2012

In the case of Smart Technologies ULC v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market the Court of Justice of the European Union summarised the approach to be taken when assessing the distinctiveness of trade marks - particularly, advertising slogans

European patents knocked out by supremacy of European Union law

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 8 2011

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), sitting as a full court, has decided today that the proposed European Patents Court is incompatible with the European Union

European Court gives boost to selective distribution strategies for luxury trade mark owners

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 24 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has provided guidance, which strengthens the ability of luxury trade mark owners to maintain and enforce a selective distribution network for branded goods

Questions on supplementary protection certificates referred to the European Court of Justice

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 16 2009

The English High Court has referred questions to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the meaning of several provisions of the Supplementary Protection Certificate Regulation (176892

Another win for perfume brands before the CJEU

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 23 2010

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that perfume testers that were marked "Not for Sale" were not put on the market in the European Economic Area (EEA) by the marks' proprietors or with its consent in accordance with Article 13(1) of the Community Trade Mark Regulation (EC) No 4094 (the Regulation)and Article 7(1) of the Trade Marks Directive (the Directive

Tactical trade marks and bad faith bunnies?

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • Austria, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 27 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) had provided guidance to the national Austrian court as to the factors to be considered when determining whether a registration applied for in the knowledge that other very similar marks were being used in the Community is to be considered as having been made in bad faith