IP Cases & Articles

T 1952/18 – prior use and inventive step

13 May 2021
T1952/18 relates to an appeal against the decision to maintain European patent EP2512840 in its granted form. The appellant (opponent)…
Alan Boyd
Alan Boyd
Partner, Patent Attorney
T 1952/18 – prior use and inventive step

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

10 May 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 May 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 May 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 May 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
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