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Harry and Meghan continue to face challenges protecting their brand.
Liverpool scores own goal attempting to register a trade mark.
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Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Emmy and Edwina find there are still significant issues facing all existing and future brand owners. Sky v SkyKick, C-371/18, 29th January 2020
David Birchall considers contrasting rights. C-766/18 P, Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO, Advocate General, 17th October 2019
Adam Kellett finds this decision a useful guide to shape mark obstacles. O/589/19, 3D Marks (Oppositions), UK IPO, 3rd October 2019
Claire Sugden explains that evidence should be of public use in order to support a registration under attack. O/563/19, THE LONSDALE BELT (Revocation), UK IPO, 24th September 2019
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
The UK will continue to be part of the EU trade mark and design system until 31st December 2020, following ratification of the UK’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.
What is now likely to happen to registered EU Trade Marks and Registered Community Designs, and rights of representation for UK professional representatives before the EUIPO? (UPDATED 28th January 2020)
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.