Trade mark and passing off disputes

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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This Practice Note examines the likely impact of Brexit on IP rights. It deals with key issues that may affect the owners of trade marks, design rights, copyright and...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP The purpose of the claim form A claim form is the document used to start...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to cybersquatting, covering: • What is cybersquatting? • What cybersquatting is not • Preventing cybersquatting • Defensive...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP Case No. [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours, get-up and...

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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours, get-up and...

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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours, get-up and...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP Case No. [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND...

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Click here to download the latest Right of publicity 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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Click here to download the latest Right of Publicity 2020 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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Click here to download the latest Trademarks 2018 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and looks at options for brand protection and the protection...

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This Practice Note sets out the areas of law relevant to the related issues of image rights, false endorsement and merchandising. Currently, there is no single law of...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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Background The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division) which is intended to provide...

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Introduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List...

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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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This Practice Note compares patents, supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), trade secrets, copyright, database rights, design rights, trade marks and causes of...

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[Alleged infringer’s name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name], [[UK OR EU] trade mark registration number [insert number]] We are writing on behalf of...

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[Infringer name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of claim—passing off: [Subject] We are writing on behalf of [name and address of client] (‘our...

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[Alleged infringer’s name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name] [[UK OR European Union] Trade mark registration number [insert number(s)]] We are writing on...

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This Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and other rights apply in the context of linking on the web, with specific regard to the perspective...

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