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A battle between two warriors

Topic: IP 28.11.2018 Read more
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"Loss" in Translation

Topic: IP 31.10.2018 Read more
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CJEU proves even easy copyright cases make bad law

Topic: IP 27.09.2018 Read more
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"Content is fire, Social Media is gasoline" – Court of Appeal considers the challenges for interim injunctions in the digital age

Topic: IP 17.07.2018 Read more
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Christian Louboutin's red sole walks all over the Trade Mark Directive shape exclusion

Topic: IP 03.07.2018 Read more
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"Good faith" clause rehabilitates failing breach of confidence claim Health and Case Management Ltd v Physiotherapy Network Ltd [2018] EWCH 869 (QB)

Topic: IP 26.06.2018 Read more
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CJEU asks whether 'Glen' triggers an image of 'Scotch Whisky' in geographical indications case

Topic: IP 20.06.2018 Read more
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New trade secrets law to drive breach of confidence claims

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Published by David Cran, Partner and more.

This article explores what changes might need to be made to the existing protections given to trade secrets and in particular, the impact this might have in the insurance market.

11.06.2018 Read more
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Claimant gets its fingers 'pricked' in IPEC passing off claim

Topic: IP 16.05.2018 Read more
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High Court does not accommodate "Easy" trade mark and passing off claims W3 Ltd v easyGroup Ltd and another [2018] EWHC 7(Ch) 12 January 2018

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Published by Jeremy Drew, Partner and more.

In a judgment highlighting the inherent risks of litigation, the High Court has dismissed a claim for actionable threats of trade mark infringement against easyGroup Ltd in respect of the use of W3 Ltd's use of "EasyRoommate", as well as dismissing easyGroup's counterclaim claiming passing off and infringement of various trade marks containing the prefix "easy".

22.02.2018 Read more