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What constitutes use has been given concrete dimensions, writes Amelia Skelding. C-684/19, mk advokaten GbR v MBK Rechtsanwälte GbR, CJEU, 2nd July 2020
But the final word was given to the Examiner, explains Chris Thomas. R 2630/2019-4, Logitech Europe SA v Fourth Board of Appeal, EUIPO, 3rd July 2020
Trade mark law may be catching up with the digital era, suggests Anousha Vasantha. C-763/18 P, Wallapop SL v EUIPO & Unipreus SL, CJEU (AG), 25th June 2020
Survey evidence did not cement its arguments, notes Sharon Kirby. O/353/20, KO-CO (Opposition), UK IPO, 15th July 2020
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
The Government is introducing its own scheme for protecting geographical names of food, drink and agricultural products in the UK.
The EUIPO has reminded firms and individuals to review and update association and representative IDs before the end of the year.
It has been well over a month since the ‘call for views’ on UK address for service closed, so we wanted to provide an update on the developments.
The EUIPO has published detailed Brexit guidance clarifying a number of post-Brexit issues including representation and ongoing proceedings.