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ASSOS v ASOS - own name defence to infringement
  • D Young & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that use of the mark ASOS did create a likelihood of confusion with the trade mark ASSOS; but, by a majority of 2:1, it


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


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


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


Counterfeit goods in transit latest developments
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

In the realm of international trade in goods and commodities, the term 'goods in transit' refers to goods which originate in one country and are


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


Have a break: EU lags behind Australia in determining registrability of KIT-KAT shape
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

For many years, Nestlé has been seeking registration of its KIT-KAT shape as a trade mark in various parts of the world with various degrees of


Logos and no-gos
  • Macfarlanes LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

On 11 June, Advocate General (AG) Wathelet of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) gave his opinion on certain questions referred by the


UK IPO facts and figures (2013 and 2014) trade marks
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

Earlier this week, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) published the Facts and Figures; Patent, trade mark, design & administrative data