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What are the issues relating to copyright and trade mark infringement when branded goods are resold online?Right of exhaustionReselling branded...
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What is the limitation period for a passing off claim?Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or...
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Following the Court of Justice’s decision in Sky v SkyKick (Case C-371/18), what advice should trade mark practitioners be giving their clients when...
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