IP Cases & Articles

Damages still available for infringement even where trade mark revoked

16 July 2020
The CJEU has ruled that compensation is still, in principle, available for infringement of a trade mark which has subsequently…
Anna Reid
Anna Reid
Partner, Solicitor
Damages still available for infringement even where trade mark revoked

Reputation and the power of the influencer: Sugar Bear Hair v Beauty Bear

16 July 2020
The Opposition Division and Board of Appeal at the EUIPO have highlighted the power of influencer promotion, referencing social media…
Abigail Macklin
Abigail Macklin
Legal Assistant
Reputation and the power of the influencer: Sugar Bear Hair v Beauty Bear

UK High Court has no APPetite for icons that fail to practice “social distancing”

16 July 2020
App icons allow mobile users to discriminate between different software. To attain maximum impact in a competitive space, descriptive words…
Agnieszka Stephenson Jake Hayes
Agnieszka Stephenson & Jake Hayes
Legal Assistant, Senior Associate, Solicitor
UK High Court has no APPetite for icons that fail to practice “social distancing”

Goodbye Neurim: CJEU decides only the first authorisation will do for an SPC

09 July 2020
In an eagerly awaited decision (Santen, C-673/18), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has today ruled that…
Garreth Duncan
Garreth Duncan
Partner, Patent Attorney
Goodbye Neurim: CJEU decides only the first authorisation will do for an SPC

Copyright in functional shapes: a ride in the right direction?

09 July 2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its decision in the much-anticipated Brompton Bicycle case, confirming…
Alice Berkeley
Alice Berkeley
Associate, Solicitor
Copyright in functional shapes: a ride in the right direction?
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Patent Newsletter No.77 June 2020

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Patent Newsletter No.76 April 2020

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