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The Applicant’s evidence was put to the test, writes Dale Carter. O/433/18, G & M Safe Deck Ltd v J. Mac Safety Systems Ltd, UK IPO, 17th July 2018.
Could this argument go still further? John Coldham considers. C-84/17 P, Société des produits Nestlé v Mondelez UK Holdings & Services, CJEU, 25th July 2018.
Richard May summarises a case that was fast and flurry-ous.  EWHC 1893 (Ch), Frank Industries Pty Ltd v Nike Retail BV and Ors, IPEC, 25th July 2018.
Earlier decisions can be evidence of reputation, reports Suzan Ure. C-564/16, EUIPO v Puma SE, CJEU, 28th June 2018.