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Victory is sweet for Mars

Donna Trysburg isn’t surprised by this opposition outcome. B 3 068 345, Mars Incorporated v Star Trek Private Equity LLC, EUIPO, 4th December 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Silk case does not go smoothly

Jack Kenny summarises an opposition in which he represented the applicant. O/704/19, JT International SA v P.T. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, UK IPO, 21st November 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Food for thought

Parties might have considered a coexistence agreement, suggests Serena Totino. O/714/19, Gousto (Opposition), UK IPO, 22nd November 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Happy outcome for MySmile

Amy Galloway describes why this opposition had no teeth. O/698/19, MYSMILE (Opposition), UK IPO, 15th November 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

One shining success

A comeback is unlikely for Unicorn Co., reports Emilia Petrossian. O/726/19, UNICORN SHIMMER (Opposition), UK IPO, 29th November 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Sequel not expected

Gavin Stenton feels the end credits may have rolled for a cinema chain’s EUTM application. B 3 066 201, Odeon Cineplex SRL v Odeon Cinemas Holdings Ltd, EUIPO, 29th November 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Small brand bests Bentley

Michelle Phua explains why this was such a stunning decision. EWHC 2925 (Ch), Bentley 1962 Ltd and Brandlogic Ltd v Bentley Motors Ltd, High Court, 1st November 2019.

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment

Kiss your mark goodbye

A distinctive element sealed this decision, reports Charlotte Duly. B 3 075 718, Radio Blanca, S.A., v Cuneyt Ortan, EUIPO, 5th December 2019

4th Mar 2020 | Case comment
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