UK Limitation on Copyright for Manufactured Items Repealed
Section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) contains an exception, which previously limited copyright protectionRead more.
May 5, 2016
Google Books wins copyright case at the US Supreme Court
The long-running US legal dispute over whether Google Books infringes copyright is over, with a final decision in Google’s favourRead more.
April 19, 2016
OHIM renamed European Union Intellectual Property Office
As part of a package of reforms of EU trade mark law, OHIM (also known as the CTM Office) hasRead more.
March 24, 2016
Article 28(8) Declarations: Do you own a CTM filed before 22 June 2012? Does its specification include an entire Nice
Trade mark registrations do not provide blanket protection for all goods/services, only the goods/services listed in the specification. The interpretationRead more.
March 18, 2016
The Glee Club Wins but What About Series Trade Marks?
The English owner of THE GLEE CLUB trade mark achieves victory against Twentieth Century Fox – but significant questions ofRead more.
February 26, 2016
High Court Ruling on Nestle’s Four Finger Chocolate Bar Shape – Not Registrable As A Trade Mark
The High Court of England and Wales has just rejected Nestle’s appeal against the Registrar of Trade Mark’s decision toRead more.
January 25, 2016
CJEU rules on when reputation in the EU can be enforced
The Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) in case C-125/14 Iron & Smith Kft. v Unilever NV has clarifiedRead more.
December 22, 2015