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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
Khemi Salhan believes the Defendant made a dog’s dinner of disclosure.  EWHC 617 (IPEC), Natural Instinct Ltd v Natures Menu Ltd, 20th March 2020
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
A mixed result gives an insight into the mobile context, says Joel Smith.  EWHC 713 (Ch), PlanetArt LLC & Another v Photobox Ltd & Another, 25th March 2020
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
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
Patrick Cantrill sounds off on how a legendary group won back its name.  EWHC 710 (Ch), Rodney Slater & Others v Anglo-Atlantic Media Ltd, 8th April 2020
Leanne Gulliver gives us a taste of a food industry dispute. O/172/20, MASTERCHEF (Opposition), UK IPO, 17th March 2020
David Yeomans summarises one of the latest name-related disputes. R 2520/2018-4, Smiley Miley Inc v Cyrus Trademarks Ltd, EUIPO, 2nd April 2020
Champagne made a great showing, Francesco Simone reports. R 1132/2019-4, Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne v Breadway, EUIPO, 17th April 2020
Charlotte Wilding explains why Armani was left counting the cost despite a quartet of arguments. T-654/18, Giorgio Armani SpA v EUIPO, General Court, 26th March 2020
Luke Portnow is keen to see how a Supreme Court decision will be deployed. C-237/19, Gömböc Kutató, Szolgáltató és Kereskedelmi Kft v Szellemi Tulajdon Nemzeti Hivatala, CJEU, 23rd April 2020
Sharon Kirby awaits a final answer. O/189/20, The UB40 Experience (Invalidity), UK IPO, 24th March 2020
Gavin Stenton reports on Gugler France’s decade-long campaign. C 736/18 P, Gugler France SA v EUIPO, CJEU, 23rd April 2020
Vishal Dattani looks closely at an eye-opening decision. T-688/18, Exploitatiemaatschappij de Berghaaf BV v EUIPO, General Court, 5th March 2020