The Sliding Doors of a Trade Mark Dispute
The three alternative reality scenarios shown below demonstrate, making sure that your trade marks are protected effectively at an early stage is a key part of this.
Food for thought – Food & Beverage Brand Owners IP tips
IP protection for your food and beverage company is vital as it...
‘Heartfulness’ – a lesson in distinctiveness
EU General Court decision confirms that a trade mark Applicant’s creativity does not automatically guarantee distinctiveness.
The MONOPOLY trade mark case and the ramifications for the practice of evergreening
Clarification on bad faith challenges to trade mark registrations before the EUIPO.
Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017
The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act, streamlines and harmonises provisions relating to unjustified threats to bring infringement proceedings for patents, registered trade marks, rights in registered designs, design right or Community
Brexit an IP Summary
Although the UK formally left the EU on 31 January 2020, this will become effective in practice on 1 January 2021 (‘actual Brexit day’), the day after the end of the current transition period. There now appears to be very little chance of...