2017 case comments

Every case study that appeared in the CITMA Review during 2017 is below, listed by the month that they appeared in. Search for the case study by company name or case number, a great reference tool for you to utilise.

CITMA Review July/August 2017

JulyAug17pg30-31


[2017] EWHC 609 (IPEC), Azumi Ltd v Zuma’s Choice Pet Products Ltd and Zoe Vanderbilt, IPEC

JulyAug17pg32-33


[2017] EWCA Civ 226, Flynn Pharma Ltd v DrugsRus Ltd and Another, Court of Appeal

JulyAug17pg34-35


[2017] EWHC 713 (Ch), Apple Inc v Swatch AG, High Court

JulyAug17pg36-38


[2017] EWCA Civ 227, Glaxo Wellcome UK Ltd and Another v Sandoz Ltd and Another, Court of Appeal

JulyAug16pg39


O/150/17, LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD (Opposition), UK IPO

JulyAug17pg40


O/168/17, Hola! (Revocation), UK IPO

JulyAug17pg41


O/164/17, UNI BAGGAGE (Opposition), UK IPO

JulyAug17pg42


O/202/17, MISS MONEYPENNY LONDON YOUR MISSION, ACCOMPLISHED (Invalidity), UK IPO

JulyAug17pg43


T-104/16, Puma SE v EUIPO (FOREVER FASTER), CJEU

JulyAug17pg44


C-598/14 P, EUIPO v Gilbert Szajner, CJEU

JulyAug17pg45


T-49/16, Azanta A/S v EUIPO and Novartis AG (NIMORAL), CJEU

JulyAug17pg46


T-132/16, PayPal, Inc v EUIPO and Hub Culture Ltd (VENMO), CJEU

JulyAug17pg47


T-224/16, Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH v EUIPO and El Corte Inglés, SA (OUT DOOR), CJEU

JulyAug17pg48


C-421/15, Yoshida Metal Industry Co Ltd v EUIPO, CJEU

CITMA Review June 2017

June17p24-26


[2017] EWHC 231 (Ch), Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc (ARGOS), High Court

June17pg28


[2017] EWHC 289 (Ch), Champagne Louis Roederer (CLR) v J Garcia Carrion SA and others, High Court

June16pg30-31


[2017] EWHC 417 (Ch), The Royal Mint Ltd b The Commonwealth Mint and Philatelic Bureau Ltd (SOVEREIGN), High Court

June17_32-33


[2017] EWHC 440 (Ch), Apple Inc v Arcadia Trading Ltd (IWATCH), High Court

June17_34


[2017] EWHC 496 (Ch), SoulCycle Inc v Matalan Ltd (SOULUXE), High Court

June17_p36


O/106/17. COME TO THE DARK SIDE (Opposition), UK IPO

June17_p37


T-30/16, M. I. Industries, Inc v EUIPO and Natural Instint Ltd, CJEU

June17_pg38


C-577/14, Brandconcern BV v EUIPO and Scooters India Ltd, CJEU

June17_39



T-17/15, Jaguar Land Rover Ltd v EUIPO and Nissan Jidosha KK (Land Glider), CJEU

June17pg40


T-622/14, Lauritzen Holding AS v EUIPO and DK Company A/S (IWEAR), CJEU

CITMA Review May 2017

May17pg26-27


[2016] EWCA Civ 1214, Wade and another v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd, Court of 

Appeal 

May17_p2829


[2016] EWHC 3103 (Ch), Property Renaissance Ltd T/A Titanic Spa v Stanley Dock Hotel Ltd T/A Titanic Hotel Liverpool, High Court

May17_30-31


[2016] EWHC 3151 (IPEC), Action Storage Systems Ltd v G-Force Europe.com Ltd and Fletcher European Containers Ltd, High Court

May17_32-33


[2016] EWHC 3192 (IPEC), The National Guild of Removers and Storers Ltd v Bee Moved Ltd and others, High Court

May17_35


O/033/17, Nutmeg (Opposition), UK IPO

May17_36-37

C-427/15, New Wave CZ, a.s. v Alltoys, spol. s r. o., CJEU

May17_38

C-437/15 P, EUIPO v Deluxe Laboratories, Inc and Deluxe Entertainment Services Group

May17_39

T-399/15, Morgan & Morgan Srl International Insurance Brokers v EUIPO and Grupo Morgan & Morgan (Morgan & Morgan), CJEU

May17_40


T-96/16, Solenis Technologies LP v EUIPO (STRONG BONDS. TRUSTED SOLUTIONS.), CJEU

CITMA Review March / April 2017

MarApr17pg26-27


[2016] EWHC 2911 (Ch), Victoria Plum Ltd v Victorian Plumbing Ltd and Others, High Court

MarApr17pg28-29


[2016] EWHC 3360 (IPEC), Juthika Bhayani and Bhayani Law Ltd v Taylor Bracewell LLP, High Court

MarApr17pg30


O/532/16, Love where you live (Opposition), UK IPO

MarApr17pg31


O/578/16, LABORATOIRE DE LA MER (Revocation), UK IPO

MarApr17pg32-34


O/602/16, LUCKY TEA (Opposition), UK IPO

MarApr17pg35


O/609/16, The Crystal Maze (Invalidity), UK IPO

MarApr17pg36


C-654/15, Länsförsäkringar AB v Matek A/S, CJEU

MarApr17pg37


T-703/15, Groupe Go Sport v EUIPO and Design Go Ltd (GO SPORT), CJEU

MarApr17pg38


T-58/16, Apax Partners LLP v EUIPO and Apax Partners Midmarket (APAX), CJEU

MarApr17pg39


T-112/13, Mondelez UK Holdings & Services Ltd v EUIPO and Société des Produits Nestlé SA, CJEU

MarApr17pg40


T-678/15 & T-679/15, Novartis AG v EUIPO, CJEU

CITMA Review February 2017

Feb17pg26-27


T-29/16, Caffè Nero Group Ltd v EUIPO, CJEU

Feb17pg28


T-367/14, August Storck KG v EUIPO and Chiquita Brands LLC (Fruitfuls), CJEU

Feb17pg29


T-824/14, Eveready Battery Company, Inc v EUIPO, Hussain and others (POWER EDGE), CJEU

Feb17pg30


T-407/15, Monster Energy Company v EUIPO and Hot-Can Intellectual Property Sdn Bhd, CJEU

Feb17pg31


C-482/15, Westermann Lernspielverlage GmbH v EUIPO, CJEU

Feb17pg32


C-537/14, Groupe Léa Nature SA v EUIPO – Debonair Trading Internacional Lda (SO’BiO ētic), CJEU

Feb17pg33


C-174/15, Vereniging Openbare Bibliotheken v Stichting Leenrecht (Judgment), CJEU

Feb17pg34-35


[2016] EWHC 1379 (IPEC), Michael Ross v Playboy Enterprises International, Inc, High Court

Feb17pg36-37


[2016] EWHC 2563 (IPEC), AMS Neve Ltd v Heritage Audio SL and another, High Court

Feb17pg38


O/482/16, DECADRON (Revocation), UK IPO

Feb17pg39


O/505/16, Birkenstock Sales GmbH (Invalidity), UK IPO

Feb17pg40


O/510/16, SKIN DEFINE (Opposition), UK IPO

CITMA Review December / January 2017

DecJan1617p32-33


[2016] EWHC 2104 (Ch), Karen Denise Millen v Karen Millen Fashions Ltd & Another, High Court

DecJan1617p34


[2016] EWHC 2092 (Ch), Lifestyles Equities CV and Another v Sportsdirect.com Retail Ltd and Others, High Court

DecJan1617p35


O/425/16, SOOTY AND SWEEP (Opposition), UK IPO

DecJan1617p36


O/430/16, INOA (Opposition), UK IPO

DecJan1617p37


T-453/15, Trinity Haircare AG v EUIPO and Advance Magazine Publishers, Inc (VOGUE), CJEU

DecJan1617p38


T-204/14, Victor International GmbH v EUIPO and Others (VICTOR), CJEU

DecJan1617p39


T‑408/15, Globo Comunicação e Participações S/A v EUIPO, CJEU

DecJan1617p40


T-146/15, Hyphen GmbH v EUIPO and Skylotec GmbH, CJEU

DecJan1617p41


T-359/15, Arrom Conseil v EUIPO and Nina Ricci SARL (Roméo has a Gun by Romano Ricci), CJEU

DecJan1617p42-43


T-565/15 & T-566/15, Excalibur City sro v EUIPO and Ferrero SpA (MERLIN’S KINDERWELT), CJEU

DecJan1617p44


T-476/15, European Food SA v EUIPO and Société des produits Nestlé SA (FITNESS), CJEU

DecJan1617p45


T-400/15, Ana Isabel Pinto Eliseu Baptista Lopes Canhoto v EUIPO and University College London, CJEU

DecJan1617p46


C-230/15, Brite Strike Technologies Inc v Brite Strike Technologies SA, CJEU

DecJan1617p47


C-442/15, Pensa Pharma SA v EUIPO, Ferring BV and Farmaceutisk Laboratorium Ferring A/S, CJEU

DecJan1617p48


C-223/15, Combit Software GmbH v Commit Business Solutions Ltd, CJEU