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Starbucks (Hong Kong) Ltd and others v British Sky Broadcasting Group plc
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

This case concerns the NOW trade mark for the claimants' internet television service in Hong Kong. The registered mark had been held to be


UK: evaluating tenders a cautionary tale
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2015

A cautionary note has been sounded in the High Court following the failure by a contracting authority (in this case the Environment Agency) to record


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


UK: public interest test in whistleblowing (Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed EAT)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

This is the first Employment Appeal Tribunal case to consider the new public interest test in whistleblowing law. The case of Parkins v Sodexho


UK: is Type 2 diabetes a disability? (Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute)
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2015

In this case, the Claimant had diabetes which he managed primarily by avoiding sugary drinks. In order to determine whether a condition is a


Bird & Bird & the patent review
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2015

On 1 October 2013, the Patents Count Court (PCC) was reconstituted as a specialist list in the Chancery Division of the High Court to form the


The patent review 2013 - 2014: remedies - a novel approach
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 15 2015

Following the approach taken by the Judge at the hearing of Warner-Lambert's previous application for a mandatory interim injunction against Actavis


Data protection and distress: claims set to increase as Court of Appeal rules compensation available for claimants who have only suffered "moral damage"
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2015

The Data Protection Act 1998 allows data subjects to claim compensation for breaches of the Act that cause distress, but only where the breach ‘also’


English Court of Appeal split on whether own-name defence to trade mark infringement could be relied on in ASSOS v ASOS
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2015

In a decision handed down this afternoon by the Court of Appeal in Roger Maier and Assos of Switzerland SA -v- ASOS plc and ASOS.com Limited, the


An update on commission and holiday pay
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 27 2015

In the case of Lock and ors v British Gas Trading Limited, the ECJ held that commission payments must be taken into account when calculating holiday