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Businesses will be able to register trade marks for moving images under changes proposed to UK law. 21 Feb 2018
The validity of a Christian Louboutin trade mark for the iconic red colour of its shoe soles should be assessed with broader consideration of the shape of the soles upon which the red colour typically appears, an adviser to the EU's highest court has said.... 07 Feb 2018
HM Revenue & Custom (HMRC), together with Border Force (a law enforcement command within the Home Office), are responsible for preventing counterfeit goods entering the UK. This guide provides a brief summary of the procedure in place for the detention...
Most trade mark filing application systems across the globe incorporate some form of opposition procedure, so that third parties can file their opposition to a grant of a trade mark application.
The Companies Act 2006 introduced the role of the ‘Company Names Adjudicator’ which became thenew weapon for trade mark owners.
This guide was last updated in December 2017.
A UK trade mark registration covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man. A UK registration can be extended to Jersey and Guernsey by application to the respective trade mark offices in those Islands at additional cost. A detailed...
Applications are filed at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), which was known as the Office of Harmonisation in the International Market (OHIM) until 23 March 2016. A European Union Trade Mark (EUTM ) Registration covers all 28 member...
A case before the UK's Supreme Court is set to provide guidance on whether and to what extent internet service providers (ISPs) will be expected to pick up the cost of blocking customers' access to websites that facilitate the sale of fake goods, an intellectual... 30 Jan 2018
The EU's Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) made errors in law when it determined that Bet365's name did not qualify for trade mark protection, the EU's General Court has ruled. 15 Dec 2017
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