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Frank Industries v. Nike: IPEC takes modern approach to assessment of consumer perception

By | 22 Nov 2018

This article looks at the decision in Frank Industries Pty Ltd v Nike Retail BV ([2018] EWHC 1893 (Ch)) concerning a dispute over the claimant's LNDR trade marks for clothing.

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Euro 2016: Ambush marketing risks in the UK

Euro 2016: Ambush marketing risks in the UK

23 May 2016

The article covers the potential risks involved for those that engage in ambush marketing activities related to the Euro 2016 football tournament.

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New consumer rights

New consumer rights

By | 02 Oct 2015

The UK's new Consumer Rights Act, which introduces the biggest overhaul of consumer rights in a generation, came into force yesterday (1 October).

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Nestlé KitKat not ‘dead in the water’ following CJEU decision

Nestlé KitKat not ‘dead in the water’ following CJEU decision

17 Sep 2015

Nestlé bid to trademark the shape of its KitKat bar has been rejected by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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Unscrambling the trial judgment of Mattel v Zynga in the Court of Appeal - A Case Update

Unscrambling the trial judgment of Mattel v Zynga in the Court of Appeal - A Case Update

By | 05 Aug 2015

Review of the Court of Appeal judgment in Mattel v Zynga regarding the SCRABBLE and SCRAMBLE trade marks

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CJEU rules in favour of Karen Millen Fashions in design rights case

CJEU rules in favour of Karen Millen Fashions in design rights case

By | 26 Jun 2014

Our Manchester Dispute Resolution Team has advised the Karen Millen Group on its dispute with Irish Dunnes Stores regarding the individual character of unregistered Community designs.

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TRADE MARKS: Cosmetic Warriors Ltd and Lush Ltd v. Amazon.co.uk Ltd

TRADE MARKS: Cosmetic Warriors Ltd and Lush Ltd v. Amazon.co.uk Ltd

12 May 2014

The High Court has ruled that Amazon infringed Lush’s trade mark by using it in search engine advertising as well as on Amazon’s own site in a case that has wide-reaching implications for e-commerce

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Court of Appeal rules that Trunki suitcase is not infringed by rival ride-on suitcase

Court of Appeal rules that Trunki suitcase is not infringed by rival ride-on suitcase

By | 06 Mar 2014

Magmatic Ltd v PMS International Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 181

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Retales™: Mobile Retailing Gathering Momentum – Are You Ready?

Retales™: Mobile Retailing Gathering Momentum – Are You Ready?

By | 07 Feb 2014

In the latest major development in mobile retailing, Spanish department store group El Corte Inglés is rolling out contactless terminals across its stores.

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