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Practical implications of the EU trade mark reforms
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 6 2016

You may have heard about the new EU trade mark reforms which were enacted in December. These introduce some very important practical changes on


Community Trade Marks after IP TRANSLATOR - Amendments by Article 28(8) Declarations
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 6 2016

One of the most important cases of the last few years, IP TRANSLATOR, held that protection provided by a trade mark covering the class headings of the


Certainty on Brexit implications for EU Trade Marks and Designs moves closer. FRKelly’s Niamh Hall and Adam Flynn examine the Brexit state of play for IP owners
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Ireland
  • June 12 2018

There has been much discussion in recent times on Brexit and its likely implications for intellectual property. Now that the draft Withdrawal


New CTM Regulation published - enters into force on 23 March 2016
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 4 2016

On Christmas Eve, trade mark practitioners received a long-awaited present, the publication of the new CTM Amending Regulation which implements the


Licensed to Brexit
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 15 2017

With Brexit moving closer, this is an opportune time to give your intellectual property licenses a health check to ensure that they are future-proofed


Ireland is first EU country to introduce plain packaging bill for tobacco products
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • July 22 2014

Ireland has become the first EU member state to publish legislation to introduce mandatory plain packaging for tobacco products. On June 10 the Irish


Board of Appeal held to have gone too far in refusing suspension based on groundless suspicions
  • FRKelly
  • Romania, European Union
  • January 19 2015

In Royalton Overseas Ltd v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) (Case T-55612), the General Court has considered and annulled a


How close is too close? Statements of support from connected parties in genuine use examined
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • June 15 2017

In MI Industries Inc v European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) (Case T-3016), the General Court has clarified several principles relating


Don’t fall for the scammers! Swedish prosecutions show the importance of remaining cautious of suspicious invoices
  • FRKelly
  • Sweden, European Union
  • April 6 2018

On 20 December 2017, the Swedish Court of Appeal sentenced four individuals to prison for a number of crimes relating to the issuing of fraudulent


Practical implications of the EU trade mark reforms - Renewal Fee Update
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • February 2 2016

The new EU trade mark reforms which were enacted by Regulation No. 20152424 introduce some very important practical changes on matters such as fee