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The courts are bound to take in the bigger picture, writes Beverley Potts.  EWCA Civ 425, UK Gymnastics Ltd, UK Gymnastics Affiliation Ltd & Christopher Adams v British Amateur Gymnastics Association, Court of Appeal, 24th March 2021.
The latest appeal related to Halloumi has amounted to nothing, Ellie Wilson reports. T-282/19, Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO, General Court, 24th March 2021
For Peter Collie, this case is an interesting illustration of conceptual meaning’s role in finding indirect confusion. O/097/21, BULL (Opposition), UK IPO, 9th February 2021.
Charlotte Wilding highlights the danger of relying solely on dictum. B 3 017 194, Lululemon Athletica Canada Inc. v Shenzhen Jia Li Fu Kang Logistics Co. Ltd, EUIPO, 23rd March 2021.
Read the latest updates on what the UK's withdrawal from the European Union means for intellectual property.
Five months on from the end of the Brexit transition period we wanted to tie up some of the loose ends and provide as much clarity as possible on some of the technical points we have been raising with the UK IPO on your behalf.
The UK IPO has announced that it is extending its bulk change of address service until 30th September 2021.
We have received an update from the UK IPO about filing dates for refiled UK trade mark applications.
Nearly two months since the re-creation of EU rights and designations as comparable UK rights, we have continued to keep in touch with the UK IPO with the issues and queries you have raised about these.