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General Court finds UK evidence not admissible post-brexit in euipo proceedings

European Union, United Kingdom - November 22 2022 A recent decision by the European Union's General Court has concluded that the requirements for challenging an EUTM must be satisfied not only at its…

Richard May

Red Bull dismisses Monster's Red Dawg trade mark appeal in UK High Court

United Kingdom - November 11 2022 Intellectual property The opposition was upheld on the basis that it would free ride on earlier Red Bull mark The High Court has upheld an opposition…

Leanne Gulliver, Richard May

EU General Court says risk of similarity between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals in trade mark cases

European Union - November 8 2022 Skincare products are increasingly blurring the line between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Cosmetic products often serve the same purpose as…

Richard May

UK High Court provides clarity on registration of colour trade marks

United Kingdom - November 4 2022 The High Court has handed down a decision allowing Cadbury to register two trade marks for the colour purple defined by the Pantone number and the c…

Andy Holt, Richard May

UK High Court finding on trade marks and bad faith 'evergreening' set for appeal

United Kingdom - September 6 2022 A recent interim decision by the High Court struck out a bad faith counterclaim by UK supermarket group Tesco in a dispute with rival Lidl over…

Richard May