T-515/19: Lego’s brick design remains valid

10 Mai 2021
The General Court recently had to consider (in case T-515/19) whether Lego could use the defence of Article 8(3) of…
Jana Bogatz
Jana Bogatz
Partner, Rechtsanwältin
T-515/19: Lego’s brick design remains valid

Non-use revocation proceedings: German Federal Supreme Court questions relevance of no-challenge agreements

10 Mai 2021
In T-419/16 (Carrera Brands Ltd v the EUIPO, 16 November 2017) the General Court quashed the relevance of contractual non-challenge…
Gabriel Wittmann
Gabriel Wittmann
Associate, Rechtsanwalt
Non-use revocation proceedings: German Federal Supreme Court questions relevance of no-challenge agreements

Kerrygold v Kerrymaid - is the element “kerry” distinctive in the EU?

10 Mai 2021
In this decision the General Court had to decide whether the potentially descriptive meaning of the element “KERRY” (referring to…
Yvonne Stone
Yvonne Stone
Senior Associate, Rechtsanwältin
Kerrygold v Kerrymaid - is the element “kerry” distinctive in the EU?

Happily eva after! Time to get re-aqua-ainted with global assessment

10 Mai 2021
In February 2019, EvaQua s.r.o. (EvaQua) applied to register the EUTM (below left) in class 32. Envasados Eva S.A. (Eva)…
Matthew Dick
Matthew Dick
Partner, Solicitor
Happily eva after! Time to get re-aqua-ainted with global assessment

Original Beauty Technology v G4K Fashion: “Passing off is not a tort of unfair competition”

10 Mai 2021
Original Beauty Technology (the claimants)s and G4K Fashion (the defendants) operate online businesses and design and sell “bodycon” and “bandage”…
Alban Radivojevic
Alban Radivojevic
Solicitor
Original Beauty Technology v G4K Fashion: “Passing off is not a tort of unfair competition”

Brexit and the UK design registration database – cloning process almost (but not yet fully) complete

05 Mai 2021
Following the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020 concerning the departure of the United Kingdom from the…
William Burrell
William Burrell
Senior Associate, Patent Attorney
Brexit and the UK design registration database – cloning process almost (but not yet fully) complete

J0009/18: four substantial procedural violations and a legal inaccuracy

26 April 2021
Appeals against the Receiving Section at the EPO tend to be few and far between. Nevertheless such appeals tend to…
Alan Boyd
Alan Boyd
Partner, Patent Attorney
J0009/18: four substantial procedural violations and a legal inaccuracy

Launch of the UKIPO One IPO transformation programme

26 April 2021
On Friday 22 April the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) launched its One IPO transformation programme. The One IPO programme…
Lindsay Pike
Lindsay Pike
Technical Assistant
Launch of the UKIPO One IPO transformation programme

The World Intellectual Property Day: IP & SMEs

26 April 2021
Monday 26 April 2021 is “World Intellectual Property Day”. Since the year 2000 World IP Day has celebrated IP rights…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
The World Intellectual Property Day: IP & SMEs

T2320/16: are ViCo oral proceedings compatible with Art 116 EPC?

22 April 2021
While we wait for a decision in G1/21 on whether consent of all parties is required for oral proceedings to…
Jessica Steven-Fountain
Jessica Steven-Fountain
Technical Assistant
T2320/16: are ViCo oral proceedings compatible with Art 116 EPC?

AI (part one): how does AI interact with UK excluded subject matter provisions?

22 April 2021
Recently the UK Intellectual Property Office ran a consultation on artificial intelligence and intellectual property, to which D Young &…
Doug Ealey
Doug Ealey
Partner, Patent Attorney
AI (part one): how does AI interact with UK excluded subject matter provisions?

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