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Make Your Mark Spring 2016

HIGHLIGHTS THIS ISSUE

  • Name changes for the CTM and the CTM office

  • The TVR Automotive Ltd v TVR Italia Srl case

  • Why the EUIPO refused the register the Caffé Nero trade mark

  • Swimwear wars​


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All Change For The EUTM Express

On 23 March 2016 a number of changes to EU trade mark law and practice were introduced or were listed for subsequent introduction, following the implementation of Regulat...

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Unified Patent Court on Course to Open at the Star...

In preparation for the Unified Patent Court Agreement coming into force, a protocol has been agreed and drawn up for signature among participating states for establishmen...

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Black Coffee Is Now Not Strong Enough for EUIPO

Caffè Nero styles itself as a European coffee house brand. It is one of the leading coffee shops in the UK - the striking blue and black sign graces high streets througho...

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Innovate UK Runs Quarterly Innovation Voucher Lott...

Innovate UK is part of the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. It is a 250-person organisation with the stated aim of funding, supporting and connecting in...

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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice & Procedure

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Design Crime: back to the future or forwards to the past?

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The Design Directive 

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European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court 2nd Edition

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MIP names Jenkins Partners IP Stars for 2016

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Supreme Court draws a line under Trunki case

In its long awaited judgment, handed dow...

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Southern Manufacturing Show 9th to 11th February, 2016

Several Jenkins’ professionals made the ...

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US company enjoined from preventing 3D printing products of Pearl being sold on Amazon

Jenkins’ client, Pearl GmbH, has obtaine...

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Holly Whitlock featured in 'The PCT surge: do you need to worry?'

Holly Whitlock, Partner, features in 'Th...

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APAA 17th General Assembly

Phil Treeby will be attending the Asian ...

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Final version of the rules of procedure for the UPC

At its meeting on 19 October, the Unifie...

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D'Arcy v Myriad Genetics Inc - High Court of Australia finds Isolated Genetic Material Unpatentable

In a unanimous verdict of 7 October 2015...

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Jenkins in Legal 500 TIER 1

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MIP IP Stars at Jenkins

RGC Jenkins are delighted with their ran...

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18th Draft Rules of Procedure for the Unified Patent Court Published

The 18th draft Rules of Procedure for th...

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Italy to Join the Unitary Patent Scheme

On Friday, 3 July, the Italian Secretary...

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Events

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January 2015

Commercialising Science: supporting high-tech start-ups and attracting R&D intensive Business to the UK

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23

February 2015

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2 - 6

May 2015

INTA - 137th Annual Meeting

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2 - 4

June 2015

SUBCON 2015

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12 - 13

June 2015

3rd Annual IBA World Life Sciences Conference

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14

July 2015

Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015

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5

August 2015

Doing Business in South Korea (UKTI)

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15 - 18

September 2015

MARQUES 29th Annual Conference

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28

September 2015

Global Pharma IP Forum

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30 - 1

September - October 2015

TCT Show + Personalize

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10 - 14

October 2015

AIPPI World Congress 2015

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22 - 24

October 2015

AIPLA Annual Meeting

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3 - 4

November 2015

WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Resolution

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26

November 2015

The VCT and EIS Investor Forum

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14 - 15

March 2016

PTMG Spring 2016

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6 - 9

June 2016

2016 BIO International Convention

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20 - 23

September 2016

Marques 30th Annual Conference

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Articles

Registration Of Granted UK Or EP(UK) Patents In Various Jurisdictions Worldwide

It is possible to obtain patent protecti...

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AIA Spike – consequences for PCT-national phase filings

There was a surge in filings of US paten...

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Design Crime: Back to the future or forwards to the past?

David Musker's article 'Design Crime: Ba...

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State of Progress - September 2013

Challenges to the Regulations

Spa...

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Isolated DNA no longer patentable in the U.S.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued i...

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PayPal granted European patent for account verification

A decision of the European Patent Office...

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CJEU dismisses complaints by Spain and Italy against the Unitary patent

We reported at the end of 2012 that the ...

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Actavis Group HF v. Eli Lilly and Company

Patents Court Decision of 27th November ...

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Can a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) be obtained for a previously marketed active ingredient?

Opinion of Advocate General of 3rd May 2...

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CJEU Decision of 24th November 2011 on Supplementary Protection Certificates

With their Decision of 24th November 201...

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What's In a Name for "Brand Kate"?

Come rain or shine, this month's royal w...

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EPO Rule Changes (April 2010)

The European Patent Office has passed ce...

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Judgement of the General Court of 10 February 2010 in O2 GmbH & Co. OHG v OHIM

In this case the General Court had to co...

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UK-IPO Abandons Trademark Watchdog Role

On 1 October 2007, the UK-IPO ceased obj...

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