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Taking Stock - Spring 2014

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

Welcome to Taking Stock, our new look consumer products and retail law bulletin which examines some of the current legal issues affecting the industry

Sky legal victory over Microsoft on SkyDrive brand a warning on perils of tech trademarks

  • Dehns
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 23 2013

Microsoft is reported to have settled its dispute with British Sky Broadcasting Group plc ("Sky") over its SkyDrive cloud storage service and will

Technology annual review of 2011

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 29 2012

The year began as it meant to go on - with a high profile patent dispute in the mobile phone sector decided in the Court of Appeal

AdWords - legitimate use of your competitors’ trademarks to secure business?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2011

It is now accepted practice that paid search engine advertising (usually by the use of sponsored links) can be very effective in promoting a website

Geographical indications not automatically protected under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 28 2011

In WIPO Case No DCO2011-0026 Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVC) v Steven Vickers, it was held that although CIVIC had rights in “champagne” as a geographical indication, it failed to show that its rights constituted an unregistered trade mark for the purposes of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules (UDRP

.xxx domain registration Sunrise blocking process period begins

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2011

In our earlier analysis about the introduction of .xxx domain names we indicated that there was likely to be a Sunrise period in which action could be taken to block such registrations which conflicted with earlier trade marks

Apple pips Google for top brand

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2011

According to BrandZ Top 100 2011, Apple is now 1 brand having risen 84 since last year, beating Google into second place

OracleM-Tech trademark dispute advances in UK court and may raise parallel trade and competition questions

  • Squire Sanders
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 19 2010

The Court of Appeal has allowed a trademark dispute between Oracle (formerly Sun Microsystems) and an independent trader, M-Tech Data Limited, to proceed to full trial

Competition law arguments and unlawful parallel trade: worthy of a defence?

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2010

In the European Economic Area (EEA) the parallel trade of trademarked products between member states is permitted if the products in question have been put on the market in the EEA by the trademark owner or with its consent