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The Court of Appeal highlights the risk of making groundless threats in settlement proceedings relating to trade mark disputes
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2011

The Court of Appeal in Best Buy Co. Inc and others v Worldwide Sales Corporation Espana S.L. (Court of Appeal (Civil Division),2011 EWCA Civ 618, judgment of Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, M.R.) has indicated that referring to infringing acts other than affixing, importing or supplying services under the trade mark, during without prejudice negotiations to settle a trade mark infringement dispute, may constitute an actionable threat.


Landlord and tenant - the Court of Appeal confirms that a personal break right is lost on assignment
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2010

In the October 2009 edition of property update, we considered the case of Norwich Union Life & Pensions Ltd v Linpac Mouldings Ltd.


'Fit note' to be introduced from 6 April
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2010

In 2007 the Government commissioned a review into the health of Britain's working population.


They fought the law...
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2009

The Background Monitor is the Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts (FTs).


IP in the UK budget
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2009

A first glance through the Budget - and the 222 pages of notes produced by the Treasury - didn't look promising.


Court endorses lower notice periods for short service employees and upholds option award
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 27 2009

In the recent decision in Saalfeld v Absolute Software Corporation, the B.C. Court of Appeal narrowed the application of a recent trend in B.C., which was spreading to other provinces, of severance awards as high as 5 or 6 months for employees with 2 years of service or less in a variety of non-senior management positions.


Prison sentences for marine hose cartelists
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2008

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has finally used the sharpest instrument in its cartel-busting toolkit, with the first prison sentences being passed against three British businessmen (a combined term of over eight years) under the cartel offence.


Ian Curry
  • Gowling WLG

Michael Bussmann
  • Gowling WLG

Ben Tennant
  • Gowling WLG