IP Cases & Articles

Quinn Packaging v Linpac Packaging & R. Færch Plast

20 August 2019
In Quinn Packaging v Linpac Packaging & R. Færch Plast, the English Intellectual Property Enterprise Court has found two patents…
Antony Craggs
Antony Craggs
Partner, Solicitor
Quinn Packaging v Linpac Packaging & R. Færch Plast

Earlier international preliminary examination under PCT Chapter II

14 August 2019
As of 01 July 2019, changes to Rule 69.1(a) PCT encourage international preliminary examination to begin earlier for applicants who…
Thomas Ricketts
Thomas Ricketts
Technical Assistant
Earlier international preliminary examination under PCT Chapter II

Accelerated processing before the EPO Boards of Appeal

14 August 2019
Appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office (EPO) typically last in excess of three years, but can last significantly longer…
Khalil Davis Laura Jennings
Khalil Davis & Laura Jennings
Technical Assistant, Patent Attorney
Accelerated processing before the EPO Boards of Appeal

Supermac's clocks up another success against McDonald’s EU trade mark "Mc"

08 August 2019
Irish fast food chain Supermac’s has clocked up another success against a McDonald’s EU trade mark (EUTM) – this time…
Richard Burton
Richard Burton
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
Supermac's clocks up another success against McDonald’s EU trade mark "Mc"

How trademarks can transform a start-up into a unicorn

08 August 2019
World Trademark Review (WTR) reports on some of the world’s most successful unicorns and their brand management strategies, with reference…
Jeremy Pennant
Jeremy Pennant
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
How trademarks can transform a start-up into a unicorn
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