Jasmine Sihre shares her tips for first-time filers.
Plastic equivalent to 168,000 drinking straws will be saved by CITMA Review magazine moving to a compostable starch-based wrapper.
Everyone must be a proactive ally if we are to put an end to racism, writes Hannah Burrows.
Elizabeth Rimmer outlines the value of emotional support service.
Our Autumn Conference is a no-Zoom zone. Instead, we’re using the latest digital technology to ensure our event rises to the challenge
Tim Moss brings us up to date on how the UK IPO is responding to the world’s ongoing challenges.
The trend for sin-free beverages is raising interesting questions for brand owners, Vanessa Harrow explains.
Richard May reviews what halted the progress of Titanic Gin. O/315/20, Titanic Gin (Invalidity), UK IPO, 9th June 2020
Francesco Simone believes an absurd conclusion was averted on appeal. R 1524/2019-2, The Procter & Gamble Company v Trademarks Solution Sp.zo.o. Sp.k., EUIPO, 28th May 2020
Nick Bowie explains why not all elements are created equal. R 119/2020-4, Importaco SA v HelloFresh SE, EUIPO, 3rd June 2020
The Court saw similarities sufficient for potential passing off, reports Peter Collie. O/309/20, AP & Co. Ltd v Yellow Bulldog Ltd, UK IPO, 4th June 2020
Internet-based evidence was one of the weaknesses here, reports Sophie Soeting. O/300/200, SUPER HERO ENERGY (Opposition), UK IPO, 1st June 2020
A mere coincidence of alternating letters was insufficient to find confusion, writes Désirée Fields. O/322/20, EMOLITE (Opposition), UK IPO, 12th June 2020
Gavin Stenton reveals why a cashmere mark was found to be non-distinctive. R 2448/2019-4, MCC v Fourth Board of Appeal, EUIPO 27th May 2020
Patrick Cantrill sees new clarity around a complicated coexistence.  EWHC 1273 (Ch), Merck KGaA v Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp (& Others), High Court, 20th May 2020
Hilary Atherton outlines why Robot’s appeal arguments fell away. O/308/20, HYBRID (Opposition), UK IPO, 2nd June 2020
Applicants should not stint on substantiation, says Loren Ravenscroft. R 2023/2018-2, Diffulice SARL v Beiersdorf AG, EUIPO, 11th June 2020
It will be interesting to see how an unusual argument plays out, says Charlotte Wilding.  EWHC 1439 (Ch), Manchester United Football Club Ltd v Sega Publishing Europe Ltd & Another, High Court, 4th June 2020
Elisabetta Ferraro explains why “Hugs and Kisses” is not a distinctive mark. T-503/19, Global Brand Holdings LLC v EUIPO, General Court, 13th May 2020
A second attempt can bring success, says Cameron Malone-Brown. C-115/19, China Construction Bank Corp. v EUIPO, CJEU, 11th June 2020