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How does protecting your brand have relevance for protecting the planet? We discuss issues relating to impersonation, the ethics of trade marking, and the importance of trade marks for not-for-profits.
How can politicians use music during their campaigns, seemingly without the artist's consent?
In the space of a month, two identical trade marks were filed for the same categories of products and services – is this allowed?
The steps you need to consider when adapting your brand and what you can learn from other brands that have made changes.
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Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Richard May reviews what halted the progress of Titanic Gin. O/315/20, Titanic Gin (Invalidity), UK IPO, 9th June 2020
Francesco Simone believes an absurd conclusion was averted on appeal. R 1524/2019-2, The Procter & Gamble Company v Trademarks Solution Sp.zo.o. Sp.k., EUIPO, 28th May 2020
Nick Bowie explains why not all elements are created equal. R 119/2020-4, Importaco SA v HelloFresh SE, EUIPO, 3rd June 2020
The Court saw similarities sufficient for potential passing off, reports Peter Collie. O/309/20, AP & Co. Ltd v Yellow Bulldog Ltd, UK IPO, 4th June 2020
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
The EUIPO has published detailed Brexit guidance clarifying a number of post-Brexit issues including representation and ongoing proceedings.
CITMA President Richard Goddard joined three other panellists on IP Magazine’s podcast series to discuss all things Brexit – including the lack of clarity relating to the provisions of the withdrawal agreement.
We received a large volume of questions during our recent Brexit webinar, we have published our answers to the key questions.
The EUIPO plans to interpret EU trade mark regulations (EUTMR) so that employee representatives ‘must be in the EEA’ to represent before the EUIPO.