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All change! No extension means major changes for IP rights holders from 1 January 2021

Topic: IP 02.07.2020 Read more
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'Nosecco' is a no-no, says the High Court

Topic: IP 01.07.2020 Read more
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No hugs or kisses from the General Court

Topic: IP 29.06.2020 Read more
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Wheely good news for product designers?

Topic: IP 17.06.2020 Read more
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Luxury and online marketplaces - the next chapter (Coty v Amazon)

Topic: IP 01.06.2020 Read more
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Landmark case sees trade mark specifications cut down on grounds of bad faith.

Topic: IP 29.04.2020 Read more
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COVID-19 prompts changes to working arrangements for the Court of Justice of the European Union

Topic: IP 09.04.2020 Read more
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EUIPO issues clarification on COVID-19 extension of time for trade mark and design proceedings

Topic: IP

Published by Alessandro Cerri, Associate and more.

The EUIPO has issued a clarification in respect of Decision No EX-20-3 noting that the extension of deadlines in trade mark and design EUIPO proceedings to 1 May 2020 applies automatically.

01.04.2020 Read more
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So Long Blues

Topic: IP 28.02.2020 Read more
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Nederlands Uitgeversverbond v Tom Kabinet Internet – a CJEU guide on how to play it by the book

Topic: IP

Tom Kabinet (the Defendant) is a Dutch company which sells used e-books online (the Books). The Books are purchased by the Defendant, either from individuals or official distributors, and are then re-sold for a lower price to customers who are registered on the Defendant's website as members of a "reading club".

11.02.2020 Read more