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I'm a celebrity, take my photo off that t-shirt! Court of Appeal upholds Rihanna's passing off case against Topshop
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 23 2015

Well-known high street retailer Topshop has been unsuccessful in its appeal of an earlier decision finding that it had engaged in passing off by


Amazon infringes Lush's trade mark by bidding on "Lush" as a keyword and by displaying it on its own website
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2014

Lush's Community trade mark was held to be infringed by Amazon's purchase and use of "lush" as a keyword through Google AdWords where the sponsored


House of Fraser's insidious pigeon infringes English Gent "Mr Wills" average consumer, intentional taking of unfair advantage and "sailing close to the wind" considered
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2014

Jack Wills' top-hatted pheasant logo, which is registered as a UK and Community trade mark for clothing, has been held infringed by a logo comprising


Ambit of Interflora widens - Court of Appeal say no to passing off survey
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 6 2014

On 24 January 2014, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, and others v. zeebox Limited


The quality of Greek Yoghurt is strained
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Greece, United Kingdom
  • February 4 2014

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that the marketing and sale in the UK of strained yoghurt imported from the US and marketed as "Greek Yoghurt" was


Norwich Pharmacal relief balancing the right to obtain information about wrongdoing against an individual's fundamental data protection rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 26 2012

Last week, the United Kingdom Supreme Court handed down its decision in The Rugby Football Union (RFU) v Viagogo Limited 2012, a case involving an application for disclosure of the identities of individuals who had breached the RFU's terms and conditions of ticket sales brought under the so-called Norwich Pharmacal principles


2012 Limitations on celebration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2012

Planning an Olympic edition of your product or even a special patriotic 2012 line?


CAP issues advice on advertising in relation to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2012

This year marks the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II


Record companies win first round v The Pirate Bay in the UK but pirates remain at large
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2012

In a decision handed down by Mr Justice Arnold on 20 February 2012, the High Court finds that UK users of The Pirate Bay website are liable for copyright infringement for communicating copyrighted sound recordings to the public and that the operators of The Pirate Bay authorise infringements of copyright by its users and are jointly liable for these copyright infringements (Dramatico Entertainment Limited & others v British Sky Broadcasting Limited & others 2012 EWHC 268 (Ch


A judgment of two halves: full time in FAPL v QC Leisure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2012

The High Court finds that the transmission in a pub of broadcasts containing protected works without the permission of the author is an infringement of UK copyright law, but holds that the publican defendants have a valid defence in relation to certain of the protected works (Football Association Premier League Ltd & others v QC Leisure & others 2012 EWHC 108