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Court offers clear vision

The BoA was fully entitled to its decision on confusion, reports Eleni Mezulanik.

19th Aug 2021 | Case comment

GPC plays it straight

For one polo club, a successful defence proved fairly simple, says Simon Miles.

19th Aug 2021 | Case comment

Confusion is a complex concept

The courts are bound to take in the bigger picture, writes Beverley Potts. [2021] EWCA Civ 425, UK Gymnastics Ltd, UK Gymnastics Affiliation Ltd & Christopher Adams v British Amateur Gymnastics Association, Court of Appeal, 24th March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Cheesed off

The latest appeal related to Halloumi has amounted to nothing, Ellie Wilson reports. T-282/19, Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO, General Court, 24th March 2021

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Safety Bull takes all

For Peter Collie, this case is an interesting illustration of conceptual meaning’s role in finding indirect confusion. O/097/21, BULL (Opposition), UK IPO, 9th February 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Present and corrected

Charlotte Wilding highlights the danger of relying solely on dictum. B 3 017 194, Lululemon Athletica Canada Inc. v Shenzhen Jia Li Fu Kang Logistics Co. Ltd, EUIPO, 23rd March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

BHPC is boxed in

Joel Smith discusses why the judge rejected the Claimants’ arguments entirely. [2021] EWHC 118 (Ch), Lifestyle Equities CV & Another v Amazon UK Services Ltd & Others, High Court, 27th January 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Watch what you say

Helene Whelbourn explains how a bit of silence went a long way for Swatch. [2021] EWHC 719 (Ch), Swatch AG v Apple Inc., High Court, 29th March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment
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