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Numbering for cloned EU trade marks in the UK

EU Trade Marks (EUTMs) will be given a short prefix on the UK register when UK leaves the EU, the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has today confirmed.

21st Feb 2019 | News

CITMA partners with Raconteur

CITMA announces partnership with Raconteur for its intellectual property supplement, published in The Times.

19th Feb 2019 | News

CITMA Paralegals shortlisted for awards

Two CITMA Paralegals have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2019 National Paralegal Awards. 

19th Feb 2019 | News

UK is the world leader in trade marks - new report finds

The UK has the best environment in the world for trade marks a new report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has revealed.

8th Feb 2019 | News
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Brexit

Numbering for cloned EU trade marks in the UK

EU Trade Marks (EUTMs) will be given a short prefix on the UK register when UK leaves the EU, the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has today confirmed.

21st Feb 2019 | News

EUIPO rights of representation – what we know

We have brought together all the information currently available on the future rights of representation for UK professionals before the EUIPO.

18th Feb 2019 | Brexit

Brexit - Q&A February 2019

Our recent guidance on registered rights raised a number of questions from members. As many of the issues raised have wider implications we have pulled these together.

18th Feb 2019 | Brexit

Draft SIs for implementing Brexit changes

The draft statutory instruments (SIs) to implement the necessary changes to legislation resulting from Brexit are available to read.

6th Feb 2019 | News
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Case comments

An absolute (grounds) grilling

Laura Robyn reviews the Applicant’s intelligence arguments. -822/17, Weber-Stephen Products LLC v EUIPO, General Court, 17th October 2018.

21st Jan 2019 | Case comment

No safe space for safe skies

Arguments on the window for evidence went unheeded, says Eleni Mezulanik. C-326/18 P, Safe Skies v EUIPO, CJEU, 4th October 2018.

21st Jan 2019 | Case comment

Food for thought

Gavin Stenton serves up the details of the Examiner’s decision. O/682/18, @PIZZA (Application, Opposition), UK IPO, 31st October 2018.

21st Jan 2019 | Case comment

Poor conduct costs dear

Sarah Williams describes why the Court felt it should lift the costs cap. [2018] EWHC 2728 (IPEC), Link Up Mitaka Ltd (t/a Thebigword) v Language Empire Ltd & Anor, IPEC, 17th October 2018.

21st Jan 2019 | Case comment
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