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Trademarks in sport

  • EIP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 17 2014

A strong brand, and trademark protection, create business value. Indeed, intellectual property can become a company's most valuable asset. Branding

Publicity orders and Lush -v- Amazon

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2014

We have previously commented on the High Court's judgment in the Lush -v- Amazon trade mark case (see

Copycat packaging - brand owners sharpen their claws in the fight against lookalikes

  • D Young & Co
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 8 2014

Manufacturers and retailers have long battled the problem of competitors, often deliberately, designing products with the same 'look and feel' (or

YouView facing a re-brand after High Court ruling on trademark infringement

  • EIP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 20 2014

In the latest decision of a long-running battle over use of the trademark "youview", the High Court issued a decision, this week, that may require

OHIM’s Boards of Appeal taking a hard line on absolute grounds, but is this on the right basis?

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 18 2014

Not so long ago, one could simply add a flourish to an entirely descriptive word in order to achieve registration without an objection based on

A take-off, not a rip-off

  • ENSafrica
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  • South Africa, United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2014

The relationship between parody and IP rights comes up quite often. Just recently the Advocate General of Europe's highest court, the Court of

Letter from Europe - Interior designs

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 12 2014

Sometime after I’d piloted Wagamama to victory against the awful Rajamama copycat Indian-themed restaurant, my late friend Paul O’Farrell, who was

Lush v Amazon - online retailers: are your sponsored links squeaky clean?

  • D Young & Co
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 12 2014

The case of Cosmetic Warriors and Lush v Amazon has confirmed and clarified the recent cases of Google France, Interflora and L'Oreal v eBay

Boop-oop-a-doop! Hearst holdings celebrate Betty Boop decision

  • D Young & Co
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 2 2014

This case concerned a claim for both trade mark infringement and passing off in the High Court of England and Wales in relation to the well-known

Gleeful decision for the underdog Comic v Twentieth Century Fox

  • D Young & Co
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 2 2014

In a victory for a true underdog, the High Court has ruled that the claimant's figurative trade mark for "the Glee Club" was infringed by the