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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


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


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


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


No healthy profit in nutritional supplements trade mark case
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • August 4 2017

In Nutrimedical BV v Nualtra Ltd (2017 IEHC 253, May 2, 2017) the High Court highlighted the costs and risks of litigation, particularly where the


Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores Advocate General’s opinion cuts a fine figure
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • April 2 2014

Advocate General Wathelet has just issued his opinion in Case C-34513, Karen Millen Fashions v Dunnes Stores (available here), in which he proposed


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


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


CTM renewal fees reduced under new Regulation
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • February 3 2016

On January 29 2016, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) published a Communication of the President regarding the new fee