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Why does Unilever use different words to accompany the Heartbrand logo when the standard advice is to use trade marks in a consistent and uniform way?
Is Halloumi too similar to BBQloumi? The EU court doesn’t think so and has allowed BBQloumi to keep its name.
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Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Appeal goes the wrong way for a WeWork competitor, says Laura Robyn. R 1089/2019-2, WeWork Companies Inc v Yoo Holdings Ltd, EUIPO, 17th April 2020
Khemi Salhan believes the Defendant made a dog’s dinner of disclosure.  EWHC 617 (IPEC), Natural Instinct Ltd v Natures Menu Ltd, 20th March 2020
Laurie Bray explains why a famous festival failed to prove EU use of its mark. 000030381, Bodegas Vinos de Leon v AEG Presents Ltd, EUIPO, 3rd April 2020
A mixed result gives an insight into the mobile context, says Joel Smith.  EWHC 713 (Ch), PlanetArt LLC & Another v Photobox Ltd & Another, 25th March 2020
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
We received a large volume of questions during our recent Brexit webinar, we have published our answers to the key questions.
The EUIPO plans to interpret EU trade mark regulations (EUTMR) so that employee representatives ‘must be in the EEA’ to represent before the EUIPO.
The UK IPO has published an ‘informal consultation’ on changes to its address for service rules.
The statutory instrument (SI) to implement the terms of the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement for intellectual property into UK law has been laid.