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Click win collected

Pandemic-related pleas didn’t derail a Subway win, reports Eve Duggan O/0004/24, Subway IP LLC v NVK Ltd, UK IPO, 4th January 2024

30th Apr 2024 | Case comment

Not on my watch

Platform providers have new reason to be wary, warns Joe Francké [2023] EWCA Civ 1478, Montres Breguet SA & others v Samsung Electronics Co Ltd & another, Court of Appeal, 15th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment

Court sees dairy distinction

Jasmine Lalli wonders if this decision will embolden plant-based food companies [2023] EWHC 3204 (Ch), Oatly Ab v Dairy UK Ltd, High Court, 14th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment

Watching the clock

This appeal raises a timely issue, writes Flora Hachemi [2023] EWCA Civ 1451, Industrial Cleaning Equipment v Intelligent Cleaning Equipment, Court of Appeal, 6th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment

Sneak peek

Celia Tao reviews a case that could give a glimpse of the future C-801/21 P, EUIPO v Indo European Foods Ltd, CJEU, 23rd November 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment


Geoff Weller looks at a case that carries a note of caution O/1156/23, BeReal v BeReal Wear Ltd, UK IPO, 5th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment

Omega’s missing link

Not all evidence showed sufficient connection, writes Tim Greenwood.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment

The party’s over

David Birchall reports on how a business that began proceedings ended up losing its own rights.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment
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