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Charitable trade mark use is it "genuine"?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • October 1 2008

Registered trade marks which have not been used by their proprietor for a continuous period of five years are at risk of being revoked by third parties

Court of Appeal still considers EPO case law on computer programs exclusion to be inconsistent

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2008

The UK Court of Appeal has today handed down its keenly-awaited judgment in Symbian Ltd v Comptroller General of Patents

Synthon BV v Licensing Authority of the Department of Health

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2008

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled on the discretion of a Concerned Member State under the mutual recognition procedure to refuse an application for a marketing authorisation for a medicinal product that has been granted by the Reference Member State

Conflicting pharmaceutical trade marks

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 12 2008

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has upheld the opposition by Aventis Pharma SA (Aventis) against Nycomed GmbH's (Nycomed) application for the Community trade mark PRAZOL

Investigation of competition law infringements; what powers do the competition authorities have to conduct a search in my home?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 13 2008

As today's headlines show, there's yet more evidence that the competition authorities will stop at nothing to bring the perpetrators of anti-competitive behaviour to justice

Arbitration agreements - are they as secure as you think they are?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2008

Much is often made about arbitration as a preferable alternative to litigation as a form of dispute resolution

Broad-based database protection

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • October 28 2008

By their very nature, the exact scope of protection of sui generis rights in the field of intellectual property is hard to determine

Advocate General's opinion in Silberquelle v Maselli - can promotional use of a registered trade mark be "genuine use"?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • Austria, European Union
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  • November 25 2008

In Silberquelle v Maselli (C-49507) Advocate General Damaso Ruiz-Jarabo Colomer (AG) has provided useful guidance on what constitutes "genuine use" of a trade mark, particularly in relation to advertising and promotional use

The Court of First Instance prevents Lego from using a trade mark registration to monopolise the technical result achieved by a Lego brick

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 25 2008

Lego Juris AS's appeal to the Court of First Instance (CFI) against the cancellation of its construction toy block shape community trade mark (CTM) was unsuccessful (T-27006

Car component manufacturers under scrutiny as cartel fines hit record high

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 24 2008

Only this month, the European Commission imposed its highest total and individual fines yet on an illegal market-sharing cartel which took place in the car glass manufacturing sector