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UNITARY PATENT

In 2012 Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the "patent package" - a legislative initiative consisting of two...

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Make Your Mark Autumn 2013

IN THIS ISSUE 
introduction

Resolving Brand Disputes on the Fast Track

​Streamlined procedures are enjoying a new and rather vibrant lease of life on the English legal scene. The launch of simplified procedures in the Patents County Court (P...

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European perspectives

Interpreting Bad Faith - A Pan European Concept?

What should a trade mark owner do if he believes a third party knowingly has applied for an identical trade mark to his own mark in an EU member state where he does not h...

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How to bag a CTM registration

Two recent European Court decisions (T-409/10 and T-410/10), involving the Italian fashion house, Bottega Veneta, give useful guidance as to the way in which a party shou...

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It's the facts, stupid.

In a recent European (General) Court case (T-579/10, macros consult GmbH - Unternehmensberatung fur Wirtschafts und Finanztechnologie v MIP Metro Group), macros consult f...

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news

Snippets Autumn 2013

Our Autumn 2013 edition tackles inter alia the problem of bad faith filings preying on brands with rights and reputations abroad, strategic thinking in protecting shape m...

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uk court diary

"Fine" vs "Fine & Country" - how close is too clos...

Under Articles 9(1)(b) & (c) of the CTM Regulation and Sections 10(2) & 10(3) of the UK Trade Marks Act, a trade mark owner has a right to prevent all third parties, not ...

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out and about

Marques Conference

Monte Carlo

17-20 September 2013

Hazel Buckley
Joanne Ling

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PTMG Autumn Conference

Vienna

3-5 October 2013

Katie Cameron

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ITMA Autumn Conference

Birmingham

10 October 2013

Theresa Castle
​Joanne Ling

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WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Reso...

Geneva

29-30 October 2013

Angela Fox

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ERA Annual Conference

Alicante

7-8 November 2013

Katie Cameron

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INTA 2013 Leadership Meeting

Miami

12-16 November 2013

Tim Pendered

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