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Can a property development be trade marked?
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2015

The High Court has rejected an appeal against the refusal of an application for registration of the name CANARY WHARF as a trade mark. The


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


No go - the UK High Court finds that trade mark applications for GO RUNNING and GO WALKING lack distinctive character
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2015

This case Go Outdoors Ltd v Skechers USA Inc II 2015 EWHC 1405 (Ch) concerns an appeal by GO Outdoors Limited (GOL), a specialist retailer of


High Court refuses permission to carry out survey in black cabs passing off case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2015

An application by The London Taxi Company for permission to carry out a survey and adduce survey evidence in support of its claim in passing off


3D marks the law takes shape
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

Across Europe since the implementation of the harmonising Trade Marks Directive No. 89104 ("the Directive"), three dimensional marks have not been


Scrambling for the win: Mattel and Zynga in the UK Court of Appeal
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2015

Toy manufacturing giant Mattel has won out in the final round of its recent dispute with social game services provider Zynga (of Farmville and Words


United States: the importance of registration in a global economy
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

An email from a trademark squatter in Asia demanding $50,000 for the assignment of a foreign registration of your client’s trademark arrives while


United Kingdom: does it matter if it’s black and white?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The issue of trademarks being registered in black and white and then used in colour has attracted much discussion in recent years - not least due to


Yves Saint Laurent and Skinny Love
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2015

Yves Saint Laurent has failed in its opposition to the Swiss registration of the mark SL Skinny Love. The two marks are shown here and here and both


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