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General Court: incorrect ground need not lead to annulment of measure

By | 01 Mar 2019

This article looks at the EU General Court's decision in Turbo-K International v European Union Intellectual Property (EUIPO) (Case T-671/17, 17 January 2019) concerning a successful opposition to the trade mark TURBO-K on the basis of unregistered UK rights.

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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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Blow for Prada as General Court allows registration of THE RICH PRADA

By | 12 Jul 2018

This article looks at the EU General Court's decision in Prada SA v European Union Intellectual Property Office (Case T-111/16, 5 June 2018) concerning the fashion house's opposition to an application for THE RICH PRADA trade mark by a Bali-based hotel.

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General Court finds likelihood of confusion between ZIRO and ZERO figurative marks

By and | 04 Apr 2017

In Zero v EUIPO (Case T-106/16), the General Court ruled that there was a likelihood of confusion between the figurative mark ZIRO and an earlier figurative mark ZERO for essentially identical goods.

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The London Skyline - an IP view

The London Skyline - an IP view

By | 18 May 2016

What IP rights might protect the buildings in the London skyline?

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What would a Brexit mean for IP rights?

What would a Brexit mean for IP rights?

By , and | 31 Mar 2016

How would a Brexit affect the way that businesses are able to protect and enforce their Intellectual Property rights in the UK?

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Star Wars - may the IP be with you

Star Wars - may the IP be with you

By and | 15 Jan 2016

We look at the types of intellectual property linked to the Star Wars brand and how these intellectual property rights have been exploited to create probably the most successful franchise of all time

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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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