Make Your Mark Spring 2015
HIGHLIGHTS THIS ISSUE
- The power of reputation: eBay V Beautybay
- Bad faith by brewers "paying homage" to leading brands
- Shape marks that give "substantial value" to the goods (and what that means)
- OHIM's ameded class heading practice shows its teeth in cancellation action
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Nestle and Cadbury Shape up for Round Two in KitKa...
As regular readers will remember, in the Autumn 2013 edition of Make Your Mark (see “Snippets”), we reported Cadbury’s successful opposition to Nestlé’s UK trade mark app...Read More
EPO Clamp Down on Invention-Switching
Readers may recall from our Autumn 2012 and 2013 editions of this newsletter that we have been railing against amendments to the EPO Guidelines that do not allow an appli...Read More
THE SCOPE OF PROTECTION OF BLACK AND WHITE MARKS I...
The Convergence Programme was established in June 2011 to harmonize the practice of OHIM and the national IP offices of the EU member states. Five projects were launched ...Read More
Patenting Software in China
As in many other jurisdictions, China does not allow computer programs as such to be patented, but does not rule out patentability for inventions related to computer p...Read More
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice & Procedure
Design Crime: back to the future or forwards to the past?
European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court 2nd Edition
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