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Face race

Facebook’s solid reputation swung the decision, writes Kasongo Swana

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Game over for Sony

Showing the same letters in the same sequence does not lead straight to visual similarity, warns Sarah Husslein

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

It’s a lock

Abdulmalik Lawal reports on a decision in favour of Huawei which took a strict stance on similarity

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Spirited dispute

The arguments around use of an angelic mark are summarised by Briffa

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

A difficulty of position

Could a change in orientation be enough to differentiate between marks, asks Lisa Ormrod

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Power play

Anna Caruso covers a decision that backs a reclassification of a mark as a colour

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Marked for defeat

This decision was as easy as ABC, says David Yeomans.

8th Nov 2021 | Case comment

Defendant surely feeling its oats

Beverley Robinson shares her unique insights into a topical case.

8th Nov 2021 | Case comment
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