IP Cases & Articles

Optis v Apple update: SEP & FRAND

16 July 2019
In Optis v Apple, Optis is asserting against Apple that seven of its patents are valid, essential and infringed and…
Antony Craggs
Antony Craggs
Partner, Solicitor
Optis v Apple update: SEP & FRAND

Glenfiddich on the rocks

09 July 2019
In a recent trade mark opposition, William Grant & Sons Ltd, the biggest independent whisky company in Scotland and owner…
Jake Hayes Samantha Drake
Jake Hayes & Samantha Drake
Associate, Solicitor, Legal Assistant
Glenfiddich on the rocks

Headstock in the clouds? Don’t fret (just yet)

09 July 2019
Paul Reed Smith Guitars’ (PRS) trade mark for a guitar headstock was held to be non-distinctive by the Board of…
Flora Cook
Flora Cook
Senior Associate, Trade Mark Attorney
Headstock in the clouds? Don’t fret (just yet)

UKIPO success for THE X FACTOR against THE PETS FACTOR

09 July 2019
The UKIPO has recently rejected an application to register the trade mark THE PETS FACTOR for a variety of goods…
Anna Reid
Anna Reid
Partner, Solicitor
UKIPO success for THE X FACTOR against THE PETS FACTOR

Adding adjectival suffix “IC” to VIRGIN causes likelihood of confusion

09 July 2019
Virgin Enterprises Ltd (Virgin) has won an appeal against a UKIPO decision dismissing its opposition to the mark VIRGINIC in…
Matthew Dick
Matthew Dick
Partner, Solicitor
Adding adjectival suffix “IC” to VIRGIN causes likelihood of confusion
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Trade Mark Newsletter No.105

Trade Mark Newsletter No.105 July 2019

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Patent Newsletter No.71

Patent Newsletter No.71 June 2019

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Trade Mark Newsletter No.104

Trade Mark Newsletter No.104 May 2019

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