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Eurovision contestant and Rudimental come out on pop in copyright dispute

Topic: IP 19.08.2021 Read more
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British Gymnastics sticks landing on appeal, but wobbles on injunction

Topic: IP 13.08.2021 Read more
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Sky Kick Back! High Court finding of bad faith overturned by Court of Appeal in long-running Sky v Skykick saga

Topic: IP 09.08.2021 Read more
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Non-fungible tokens (NFTs): are they a way for celebrities to 'reclaim' their image? And what happens to the IP?

Topic: IP 06.08.2021 Read more
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Goodwill, Bad Faith and Brotherly Luv: Court of Appeal finds "special circumstances" to allow defence to Passing Off claim

Topic: IP 22.07.2021 Read more
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(Sex) Pistols at dawn over Danny Boyle's new biopic series

Topic: IP 19.07.2021 Read more
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…and ONE MORE THING, an intention to parody is not (necessarily) bad faith

Topic: IP 14.07.2021 Read more
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William Grant & Sons v Lidl: where to be-gin?

Topic: IP

Published by Ciara Cullen, Partner and more.

On 25 May 2021, the Scottish Court of Session (SCOS) granted an interim interdict (akin to an interim injunction), which prevents Lidl from selling its own brand 'Hampstead gin' in Scottish stores, pending the outcome of the matter at trial.

16.06.2021 Read more
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Philip Warren & Son v Lidl – No case of mi-steak-en identity

Topic: IP 25.05.2021 Read more
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Patents Court finds alleged penalty clause is firm but fair

Topic: IP

Published by Ciara Cullen, Partner and more.

The Patents Court recently held that provisions in a settlement agreement, which restricted the ability to challenge IP rights in the future, were enforceable and did not amount to penalty clauses, as the defendant contended.

18.05.2021 Read more