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IC what you did there

Louise Foster casts an eye over an important clarification. CH-2018-000332, Virgin Enterprises Ltd v Virginic LLC, High Court, 25th March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Hair tangle tamed

Oliver Tidman sorts out a simple summary. O/097/19, CURL BY CURL (Invalidity), UK IPO, 19th February 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

A defining case

Comment on agent-principal was compelling, reports Lana Yahya. T-796/17, Mouldpro v EUIPO – Wenz Kunststoff (MOULDPRO), General Court, 14th February 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Earth Girls has it easy

Its opposition was supported, writes Rebecca O’Kelly-Gillard. O/119/19, Face of Europe & The World Ltd (Application), UK IPO, 1st March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Whose link is it anyway?

Rose Smalley answers a crucial question. [2019] EWHC 599 (IPEC), Nomination Di Antonio E Paolo Gensini SNC & Anor v Brealey & Anor (t/a JSC Jewellery), High Court, 13th March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Language barrier looms large

The relevant public has a great importance, warns Sarah Husslein. B 2 801 051, Father and Sons v Mahtab Kaushal, EUIPO, 22nd March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

A lesson on legitimacy

The Court shed light on BMS application, writes Rebecca Campbell. [2019] EWHC 104 (Ch), Dansac A/S & Anor v Salts Healthcare Ltd & Ors, High Court, 21st January 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Another surname scuffle

David Birchall considers competing claims over an Italian surname. O/106/19, tradizione italiana coppola fine food (stylised), UK IPO, 21st February 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment
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