Features:

Clients and climate

Kate Hilton-Balfe offers some clear ideas on how to build environmental action into your professional advice

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

School’s in

Triona Desmond shares her experience of being a Stonewall Educational Role Model and her thoughts on what the world learns from public events like Pride.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

The game has changed

Intangible assets and intellectual property are claiming the crown in the retail sector, says Esther Jolley.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Mind the gap

Martin Chinnery provides guidance for those hoping to use the Madrid Protocol in Africa.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

One IPO is go

David Holdsworth outlines the Office’s five-year transformation programme.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

How do a decade of Review covers reflect the changing priorities of our profession?

It’s hard to believe it has been a decade since we made some significant changes to the Review, to make it even more relevant and useful to our members.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Experts assemble

Keeping our distance didn’t mean we couldn’t bring our members together for two memorable days of discussion.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Why Pride is so powerful

Paul McKay explains the value of celebrating underrepresented communities.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Regulars:

Events calendar: May 2021

Our upcoming events for members.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

Insider: May 2021

Our latest news and updates of interest.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

TM20: Charlie Bond

Charlie Bond dreams of doing a backflip

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review feature

 

Case comments:

For Athlon, it figures

Amelia Skelding describes a decision in which a figurative element was a deciding factor. T‑349/19, Decathlon v EUIPO, General Court, 15th October 2020.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

Spot checked

Sophie Soeting considers why a familiar red mark was refused registration. O/587/20, TEFAL (Device Mark), UK IPO, 23rd November 2020.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

Dousing an old flame

Duncan Balloch reports on how the boundaries became blurred for competing fire-protection businesses. [2021] EWHC 11 (IPEC), Cormeton Fire Protection Ltd v Cormeton Electronics Ltd & Another, IPEC, 18th January 2021.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

99 problems

But comparison ain’t one for Ace of Spades, Jon Banford reports. 0T-620/19, Ace of Spades Holdings LLC v EUIPO, Gerhard Ernst Krupp & Elmar Borrmann, General Court, 9th December 2020.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

Powerbar case has little pull

Dale Carter reviews a decision that simply reinforced familiar principles. R 620/2020-2, Natür Food Ventures GmbH v Premier Nutrition Company LLC, EUIPO, 18th January 2021.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

Alternative avenues are dead ends

Once again, a David gains a victory, writes Henry Schlaefli. [2020] EWCA Civ 1726, Bentley Motors Ltd v Bentley 1962 Ltd & Others, High Court, 16th December 2020.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

Role of cognitive spark confirmed

Khemi Salhan explains why a slogan was seen as more than the sum of its words. T-253/20, Oatly AB v EUIPO, General Court, 20th January 2021.

22nd Apr 2021 | Case comment

 

PDF:

CITMA Review May 21

Read the May/June issue of CITMA Review online.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review