Features:

Advocacy: New blood is needed

Aaron Wood laments the fact that firms still don’t seem to be developing junior Counsel.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Perspective: “Our preparations for the transition didn’t include the word pandemic”

As she moved into a new role, Kate Swaine also had to contend with a very different world.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

IP Inclusive: How inclusive are you?

There’s an easy to way to learn where your organisation stands on diversity, explains Andrea Brewster.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Insight: Man on the run

Past CITMA President Philip Harris considers what he hopes to bring to the position of Appointed Person at the UK IPO.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Interview: Catching up with Kate

In the run-up to International Women’s Day, we ask former CITMA President Kate O’Rourke to reflect on what makes IP an attractive sector for women and how things have changed over the course of her career.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Collaborations: Licensed to chill

Chris McLeod dives into the world of co-branding ventures and celebrity collaborations.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Regulars:

CITMA Regular: Calendar

Our upcoming events for members.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

TM20: Daniel Bailey

Daniel Bailey is hoping for a return to normality

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Insider: March 2021

Our latest news and updates of interest.

11th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Case comments:

Resale value recognised

This preliminary ruling clarifies genuine use principles, says Aaron Hetherington. C-720/18 and C-721/18 (joined), Ferrari SpA v DU, CJEU, 22nd October 2020.

12th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Watch and learn

Leanne Gulliver rounds up the lessons from an unsuccessful appeal on behalf of a famous F1 name. R 351/2020-4, 44IP Ltd v Hamilton International AG, EUIPO, 20th October 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Important finding for fashionistas

The law has developed notably with regards to passing off, writes Khemi Salhan. EWHC 3032 (IPEC), Freddy SpA v Hugz Clothing & Others, IPEC, 19th November 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Searching questions remain

Cameron Malone-Brown looks at how the UK’s exit from the EU may affect future adjudication on online advertising. EWHC 2564 (IPEC), Pliteq Inc & Another v iKoustic Ltd & Another, IPEC, 2nd October 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Kicked to the kerb

Johanna Robertson reports on an unexpected analysis of similarity in relation to sporting marks. R 640/2020-4, Jürgen Klinsmann v Panini SpA, EUIPO, 28th September 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

It’s never easy

Charlene Nelson outlines why this invalidation proved impossible. O/569/20, EASY PHO (Invalidation), UK IPO, 16th November 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

A collective failure

The Hearing Officer neglected to consider a crucial distinction, explains Emilia Petrossian.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Appeal settles monster clash

A difference over assessment resulted in a partial annulment, explains Gavin Stenton. R 272/2020-2, MONSTER BULLS (Opposition), EUIPO, 23rd October 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

 

PDF:

CITMA Review March

Read the March/April issue of CITMA Review online.

12th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review