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See Yoo later

Appeal goes the wrong way for a WeWork competitor, says Laura Robyn. R 1089/2019-2, WeWork Companies Inc v Yoo Holdings Ltd, EUIPO, 17th April 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

Raw food fight offers real insight

Khemi Salhan believes the Defendant made a dog’s dinner of disclosure. [2020] EWHC 617 (IPEC), Natural Instinct Ltd v Natures Menu Ltd, 20th March 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

USA not A-OK

Laurie Bray explains why a famous festival failed to prove EU use of its mark. 000030381, Bodegas Vinos de Leon v AEG Presents Ltd, EUIPO, 3rd April 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

No free ride for FreePrints

A mixed result gives an insight into the mobile context, says Joel Smith. [2020] EWHC 713 (Ch), PlanetArt LLC & Another v Photobox Ltd & Another, 25th March 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

Marketplaces may have cards marked

Blake Robinson believes Amazon may not escape future scrutiny. C-567/18, Coty Germany GmbH v Amazon Services Europe SARL, Amazon Europe Core SARL, Amazon FC Graben GmbH & Amazon EU SARL, CJEU, 2nd April 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

A dog-eat-dog decision

Rob White sums up the outcome for a brewery brand. O/176/20, Christopher John Corbett v Hairy Dog Brewery Ltd, UK IPO, 18th March 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

Court comeback for cult band

Patrick Cantrill sounds off on how a legendary group won back its name. [2020] EWHC 710 (Ch), Rodney Slater & Others v Anglo-Atlantic Media Ltd, 8th April 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment

Cooking up a storm

Leanne Gulliver gives us a taste of a food industry dispute. O/172/20, MASTERCHEF (Opposition), UK IPO, 17th March 2020

20th Jul 2020 | Case comment
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