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GMCQ - Global Media Technology and Communications Quarterly
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2017

In 1996, Eli Noam predicted that "TV Regulation Will Become Telecom Regulation." This is happening now in Europe, where there is an inexorable push


A BrewDog’s breakfast
  • ENSafrica
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2017

The recent storm in the UK about Scottish craft brewing company BrewDog’s decision to invoke its trade mark rights against much smaller rivals


Plain packaging: The negative nature of trade mark rights
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa, United Kingdom
  • May 10 2017

Recent developments in the UK regarding plain-packaging requirements for cigarettes have again shone the spotlight on this contentious issue. A while


Empire State (of mind) - noisy bars, brand shortening and obscured presentation - Mr Purvis QC speaks!
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • United Kingdom
  • April 7 2017

As you will know from previous posts (see here and here), when Appointed Persons speak, we listen! One of our favourites, it has to be said, is Mr


Trade marks infringement and passing off: consent to use and targeting
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has rejected trade mark infringement and passing off claims in relation to the domain www.argos.com in conjunction with Google AdSense


Maradona sees red as he sues ProEvo over image rights
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

Argentinian footballing legend, Diego Maradona, has seen red and decided to sue the makers of Pro Evolution Soccer, Konami, for its unauthorised use


Consent clause kills infringement claim
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

Argos Systems Inc, (‘‘Argos US’‘), specialising in the construction business in the US, owns a domain registration for argos.com dating back to the


Insights: The battle for ARGOS online: Google advertising and website targeting revisited
  • Boult Wade Tennant
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

The High Court decision of 15 February 2017 in a dispute between UK retail giant, Argos Limited (“Argos UK”), and American software company, Argos


Are trade marks fair game for use as Google AdWords?
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

This article looks at the rise of online advertising amongst brand owners and the impact on Google AdWords. Expenditure on internet advertising in


Intellectual property rights in a virtual world
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2017

This article will explore the key legal issues relating to intellectual property (IP) rights, traditionally only used in the real world, and their