knowledge landing page image

Pushing the boundaries: clips of cricket matches infringe copyright

Intellectual Property Bulletin & Alert

Pushing the boundaries: clips of cricket matches infringe copyright

The High Court finds that copyright in 8-second clips of cricket matches infringes copyright

31 March 2016
Categories: 

Supreme Court rejects appeal in Trunki design case

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by the manufacturer of the children's Trunki suitcase in a design infringement case against a lookalike product.

09 March 2016
Categories: 

Court grants further website blocking order against sites selling counterfeit products

High Court grants website blocking order but appeal in Cartier I is imminent

25 February 2016
Categories: 

Glee: trade mark infringement based on wrong way round confusion

Court of Appeal confirms that ‘wrong way round confusion’ has a role to play in trade mark infringement in finding the popular TV show glee infringed marks owned...

17 February 2016
Categories: 

The new EU Trade Mark - Updated Guidance from OHIM

Getting ready for the new EU Trade Mark regime in force from 23 March 2016: actions that brand owners should be considering now.

17 February 2016
Categories: 

OHIM issues clarification on CTM renewal fees

OHIM has issued clarification as to which renewal fees regime will apply on the renewal of Community Trade Marks

01 February 2016
Categories: 

High Court rejects trade mark infringement and passing off case relating to taxi shape

The High Court has rejected a claim of trade mark infringement and passing off relating to the shape of London taxis.

22 January 2016
Categories: 

Kit Kat shape: not registrable as a UK trade mark

The High Court has rejected a trade mark application for the shape of a KIT KIT on the grounds that it lacks acquired distinctiveness.

21 January 2016
Categories: 

New EU-wide trade secret regime imminent

A provisional agreement has been reached on a proposed Trade Secrets Directive, which intends to harmonise protection of trade secrets across the EU.

EU Commission consults on European IP enforcement regime

The Commission has launched a consultation on the intellectual property enforcement regime and whether it remains ‘fit for purpose’.

04 January 2016
Categories: 

Sparkling result for Roederer in Trademark Infringement Case

In an article in Luxury Briefing, David Rose and Charlotte Roe discuss the value of a brand's reputation in trade mark infringement cases following the CRISTAL case.

04 January 2016
Categories: 

KENZO trade mark prevails against KENZO ESTATE in General Court

The General Court has upheld challenges to the marks KENZO ESTATE based on the earlier mark KENZO.

14 December 2015
Categories: 

This site uses cookies to enhance your experience and to help us improve the site. Please see our Privacy Policy for further information. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive these cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

For more information on which cookies we use then please refer to our Cookie Policy.