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UK Supreme Court introduces doctrine of equivalents in patent law in Actavis v Lilly
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 13 2017

In a landmark decision (Actavis v Eli Lilly), the UK Supreme Court has re-steered the law of patent infringement in the UK, stating that there is a


The basics of patent law - revocation, non-infringement and clearing the way
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

Gowling WLG's intellectual property (IP) experts discuss challenges to validity, revocation actions, non-infringement and other procedures to remove


The basics of patent law - remedies and costs
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2017

Pursuant to the Patents Act, section 61, the party asserting infringement may seek from the court, as remedy for patent infringement, an injunction to


The basics of patent law: the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

Gowling WLG's intellectual property experts explain the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent, as part of their series of articles titled 'The


European Court gives boost to selective distribution strategies for luxury trade mark owners
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union
  • April 24 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has provided guidance, which strengthens the ability of luxury trade mark owners to maintain and enforce a selective distribution network for branded goods


Another win for perfume brands before the CJEU
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 23 2010

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that perfume testers that were marked "Not for Sale" were not put on the market in the European Economic Area (EEA) by the marks' proprietors or with its consent in accordance with Article 13(1) of the Community Trade Mark Regulation (EC) No 4094 (the Regulation)and Article 7(1) of the Trade Marks Directive (the Directive


Young at heart? The 'informed user' in design law
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union
  • October 25 2011

In one of its first rulings on substantive Community design law the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) provides guidance on some of the key issues surrounding Registered Community Designs


Brexit - what next for intellectual property?
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

Current EU (and incoming) legislation will continue to apply until the UK leaves, and to the extent that EU law has been written into UK national law


Can post-Brexit UK remain involved in the UP and UPC system?
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 16 2016

An Opinion, by English barristers Richard Gordon QC and Tom Pascoe, has been published considering the effect of Brexit (i.e. Departure from the EU


Tactical trade marks and bad faith bunnies?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Austria, European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 27 2009

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) had provided guidance to the national Austrian court as to the factors to be considered when determining whether a registration applied for in the knowledge that other very similar marks were being used in the Community is to be considered as having been made in bad faith