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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 legal means to bring in changes to the UK IPO address for service rules has today been laid in Parliament.
New trade mark, design and patent applications and oppositions from January 2021 will need a UK address for service the Government has confirmed.
There will be a real day-to-day change to the level of coverage unregistered design rights provide businesses post-Brexit, as John Coldham explains.
With less than two months until the end of the Brexit transition period, we are keen to provide you with the latest information on what the picture will be post December 2020.