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Earlier this autumn, the General Court of the European Union, confirmed the invalidity of the Rubik’s Cube trade mark because it consists of a functional shape.
Given the potential for severe brand abuse and risks to consumers, it is important for brands to match their commercial aspirations with legal resource.
Comparative advertising can be a useful tool to undercut competitors, but it must be used with care.
As Rugby World Cup reaches an exciting conclusion, the winner on the field will be crowned – but how do brands win off the field and how do trade marks help.
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Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Gold bottle battle makes EUIPO position on trade mark colour clear.
The Intellectual Property Act 2014 removed “aspects” from the definition of a UK unregistered design right. Cue confusion.
Bonita Trimmer notes this CJEU clarification on jurisdiction.
Caroline Phillips points out why the Fast Track is not always the best route.
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
WIPO has published information about how users rights would be preserved – and how to safeguard those rights – in a no deal scenario.
The UK Government has published new guidance on trade marks if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Following the announcement that Boris Johnson will be the new Prime Minister we have issued the following statement.
We have published a quick reference guide to registered and unregistered EU designs post-Brexit.