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Mattel left Scrambled without any friends in the court

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 25 2013

Following a recent defeat in the Court of Appeal in relation to the validity of its three-dimensional tile mark (J W Spear & Son Ltd, Mattel Inc

Sky succeeds in trade mark infringement and passing off action against Microsoft

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 8 2013

In the recent case of (1) British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC (2) Sky IP International Ltd (3) British Sky Broadcasting Ltd (4) Sky International AG

Extended passing off in the UK: Greek yoghurt v Greek style yoghurt

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 1 2013

Fage, the Greek manufacturer of the famous TOTAL Greek yoghurt brand, has succeeded at the full trial of its High Court 'extended passing off' action

IPEC finds trade mark for Wishbone Ash valid and infringed

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

SCRABBLE marks not infringed by SCRAMBLE game

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Battle of the bands

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 27 2014

In the latter half of 2013, two interesting trade mark decisions were handed down by, respectively, the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court

Decisions of the GC - December 2013

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Lush v Amazon.co.uk

  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 24 2014

Businesses which attempt to boost on line sales by "piggybacking" off the good reputations of similar products will have to radically rethink their

Token use not sufficient to protect TOMMY NUTTER mark from revocation

  • Bird & Bird
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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