Features:

A word of encouragement

Carol Nyahasha explains how a language learning project that started in lockdown has led to lasting benefits

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

IP across the divide

Cherrie Stewart investigates the novel solution to Brexit that now prevails in Northern Ireland

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Some like it hot

That’s why it pays to approach every dispute with due respect, says Dewdney Drew.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Diversity findings are fascinating

Lord Chris Smith explains which responses to a recent sector survey he found most remarkable.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Meet Madrid’s most refused

What’s behind the high rate of rejection for UK Madrid users filing overseas?

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

The perils of popularity

Blake R. Wiggs assesses the impact of Canada’s accession to the Madrid Protocol on CIPO.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Events calendar: July 2021

Our upcoming events for members.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Insider: July 2021

Our latest news and updates of interest.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

TM20: Gifty Gakpetor

Tea and biscuits are her touchstones.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Case comments:

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

 

PDF:

CITMA Review July 21

Read the July/August issue of CITMA Review online.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review