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A titanic appeal sunk by an ice cube; miniscule use supports an EU registration and UK common law rights

European Union, United Kingdom - May 5 2021 Don’t be fooled: decision O/050/21 is not just another unsuccessful appeal to the UK Appointed Person (approximately 85% of such appeals are…

Appeals to the Appointed Person in the UK - the unappealing truth (part 3)

United Kingdom - March 10 2021 A further 19 decisions have issued since the second article in this series and the success rate remains consistently low, with just two successful…

An assignment in gross, or not? What happened to the goodwill?

United Kingdom - March 3 2021 KL were successful before the UK IPO in relation to the goods and services relating to restaurants or the like. Much is made at first instance of…

UK IPO Practice Note - Impact of the end of the Brexit Transition Period on Tribunal Proceedings

European Union, United Kingdom - January 1 2021 The Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020 and the UK IPO has issued a new practice note covering some new aspects of UK IPO trade mark…

Appeals to the Appointed Person in the UK - the unappealing truth

United Kingdom - September 25 2020 Nearly five months have passed since the original article in this series highlighting the low success rate in appeals from the UK IPO to the…