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What are you implying?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2015

Case law teaches contractors a valuable lesson when dealing with ownership of copyright. It is essential to deal with each party's position

BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop

All is not sunny in the world of directories down under
  • Paris Smith LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • January 13 2016

We love our trade mark cases: they are usually fun, involve interesting productsservices, lead to a real wrangling between the parties in terms of

Combination marks the limits of Medion further defined by Arnold J in JURA ORIGIN case
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2015

The European Court of Justice's decision in Medion (Case C-12004) is one that can provoke vitriol among even the calmest of practitioners. That case

Passing off in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: a divergence in criteria
  • Baldwins
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2015

On 13 May 2015, the UK Supreme Court affirmed the traditional requirements for the tort of passing off. The Court maintained that a claimant must

EU shape marks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 16 2015

Since 2010, Nestlé has been seeking to register the shape of its Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trade mark. The shape, which is barely changed since the

The Sofa Workshop v Sofaworks - Intellectual Property Enterprise Court considers requirements for genuine use of a CTM
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 29 2015

The UK's Intellectual Property Enterprise Court recently handed down its judgment in The Sofa Workshop Ltd v Sofaworks Ltd. The case highlights the

Mixing the grape and the grain isn't an IP headache - High Court overturns wine and whisky decision
  • D Young & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The High Court of Justice has overturned a decision of the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) which found a likelihood of confusion

It's a name game - SCRABBLE wins appeal in SCRAMBLE squabble
  • D Young & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The Court of Appeal recently handed down its judgment in an interesting case relating to the well-known word game SCRABBLE. Mattel, owners of the

Court takes a permissive approach to parallel importers within the EU
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2015

The English Court of Appeal issued a ruling on 6 February 2015 which has significant implications for the pharmaceutical sector in the EU where