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Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Dewdney Drew draws out the importance of detail. O/276/19, DOUGLAS OF DRUMLANRIG (Invalidity), UK IPO, 22nd May 2019.
Jasmine Sihre confirms that mark variations can have value. T-398/18, Pielczyk v EUIPO – Thalgo TCH, General Court, 13th June 2019.
The Applicant established the necessary links, reports Eleni Mezulanik. 000027462 C, Mersen France Amiens SAS v AB Dynamoborstfabriken, EUIPO, 22nd May 2019.
Laura Robyn details how a lack of compelling evidence stopped the Opponent’s advance. O/293/19, BROOKLYN (Opposition), UK IPO, 29th June 2019.
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
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.
The EUIPO has published an updated official communication from EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau on Brexit.