McDonald’s suffered their second big trade mark knock as Supermac’s application for revocations of “Mc” has been partially granted.
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The General Court provided on 14 May 2019 its decision in the case Moreira v EUIPO in relation to the mark “NEYMAR.” Razvan takes a closer look.
IP Insight: Claridge’s Hotel Limited v Claridge Candles Limited and Denise Shepherd in relation to the sale of CLARIDGE branded candles. Read more:
Under the leadership of Austrian owner Dietrich Mateschitz, Red Bull has embarked on epic forays into culture, racing, and even space have made the brand a global phenomenon. With these activities, Mateschitz’s company has...
Nike sue OneMix: Background On 26 February 2019, athletics giant Nike filed a lawsuit against Chinese footwear producer OneMix in the United States district court in the northern district of Illinois. The claim brought...
Virtuoso Legal are delighted to announce an conclusive end to the Argos v Argos case, with Argos UK’s appeal to the Supreme Court denied.
IP Top 10! (It’s that time again) In this edition, intern Oscar Guardo looks at a host of stories from March which includes Apple vs. Pear!!?
Virtuoso Legal’s Lakmal Walawage and Dr. Martin Douglas Hendry have had an article included in Vol 30, Issue 2 of Entertainment Law Review. The article concerned an in-depth case review of the Argos v....
Virtuoso Legal IP Top 10: February – Whisky Business, Article 13’s “Door in the Face” and Football Stickers
Whilst February was the shortest month of the year, it was also extremely eventful. Across the World of IP there were a host of headlines that hit our radar. Here (in no particular order) is a slightly humorous look at 10 stories from February 2019 that caught our eye.
The Cypriot government suffered defeat in the UK High Court when appeal was dismissed against invalidatatio of the “Halloumi” trade mark.
As the door closes on 2018, and 2019 comes into sharp relief; Virtuoso Legal team have compiled a set of resolutions to help businesses progress in 2019.
Reputation and Character in EU Trade Mark Oppositions: Case T-62/16 Puma SE v EUIPO EU:T:2018:604 at The General Court Background – EUIPO Proceedings On 27 November 2012, the South Korean company Doosan tried to register...
The UK IPO published its Response to the Consultation on the Implementation of the EU Trade Mark Directive 2015 in 2018. This is now implemented into UK law, and was done so on the...
Link Up Mitaka v. Language Empire Limited and Anor.  IPEC costs cap lifted on account of “abuse of process” under general discretion.
The Question of Unfair Advantage of Famous Reputation Brands: Online, Internationally and Programmatically
This blog is the second part of our series following our successful landmark ruling in the matter of Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc in the Court of Appeal. “Piggybacking” off a well known brand’s reputation? Lakmal Walawage looks at the question of unfair advantage online, through AdSense and outside the jurisdiction of famous brands.