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Pirates and popcorn: the rise of site-blocking injunctions in the EU
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 18 2016

Whilst obtaining blocking injunctions against internet service providers (ISPs) have become an established practice in the UK, particularly within


Comic Enterprises feeling gleeful after Court of Appeal upholds trademark infringement
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2016

In the latest instalment of the trademark dispute between Comic Enterprises and Twentieth Century Fox, the Court of Appeal upheld the 2014 High Court


Comic Enterprises feeling gleeful after Court of Appeal upholds trade mark infringement
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

This recent hearing is the latest instalment in the "Glee" trade mark dispute between Comic Enterprises and Twentieth Century Fox. The Court of


ASOS 'supreme', but what will a change in the law mean?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2015

Earlier in April, we wrote an article on the Court of Appeal decision in the Assos v ASOS trade mark dispute. Since then there have been two


UK goodwill still reigns "supreme"
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

The question to the Supreme Court was whether a claimant in a passing off action needs to have actual customers in the UK or whether it is sufficient


'As seen at the Court of Appeal' split decision on 'own name' defence in ASSOS v ASOS
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that use of the ASOS brand by the well-known online clothing retailer, ASOS, created a likelihood of confusion with and


'Supreme' caution required when applying double identity rule
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2015

A recent High Court decision not only demonstrates the difficulty for trademark owners in enforcing descriptive trademarks (and the risk that those


"Supreme" caution required when applying "double identity" rule
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2015

A recent High Court decision not only demonstrates the difficulty for trade mark owners in enforcing descriptive trade marks (and the risk that those


An enterprising look at survey evidence
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2015

True to form, Mr. Justice Arnold's recent judgment in Enterprise Holdings Inc v. (1) Europcar Group UK Limited (2) Europcar International SASU 2015


A landmark decision for brand owners: court rules ISP blocking orders extend to trade mark rights
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2015

The High Court has recently granted Richemont a blocking order requiring the five largest ISPs in the UK to prevent access to various third party