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Eleni Mezulanik puzzles out why a mark received partial registration. B 2 858 879, SSC NAPOLI SpA v Aicha Oucheikh, EUIPO, 28th January 2020
Evidence of use was completely absent, says Paul Hegedus. O/772/19, LOCH NESS (Opposition), UK IPO, 13th December 2019
The Court found a failure to disclose all material facts fairly, says Justin Bukspan.  EWHC 40 (Ch), easyGroup Ltd v EasyFly SA & Others, High Court, 14th January 2020
EU alignment on artistic works has been left in doubt, suggests Caspar Rebling.  EWHC 148 (IPEC), Response Clothing Ltd v The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Ltd, High Court, 29th January 2020
This big brand wasn’t all-powerful, writes Leanne Gulliver. O/010/20, COTSWOLD LASHES BY TIFFANY (Opposition), UK IPO, 8th January 2020
Robecca Davey details a win for Dame Vera Lynn. BL O/766/19, Halewood International Brands Ltd v Dame Vera Lynn, UK IPO, 12th December 2019
A key argument was considered irrelevant, Oliver Tidman notes. BL O/769/19, BREWDOG DOGHOUSE (Partial Rejection), UK IPO, 9th December 2019
Free-riding was evident, reports Charlotte Wilding.  EWHC 124 (Ch), Red Bull GmbH v Big Horn UK Ltd & Others, High Court, 30th January 2020
David Birchall examines a recent decision regarding specifying colour elements of marks.  EWHC 3454 (Ch), Fromageries Bel SA v J Sainsbury plc, High Court, 12th December 2019
Attacks on three fronts didn’t help, explains Hannah Cramp. O/009/20, Square Mile Coffee Roasters (Opposition), UK IPO, 8th January 2020
Rose Smalley looks at the Court’s reverse reasoning. T-270/19, Amazon Technologies, Inc v EUIPO, General Court, 19th December 2019
The decision went for the Opponent, reports Sophie Soeting. O/749/19, MILLIONAIRE LADY (Opposition), UK IPO, 9th December 2019