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Are lookalikes really causing consumer confusion?

Are lookalikes really causing consumer confusion?
Published on: 27 June 2013
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Are lookalikes really causing consumer confusion?
  • Original news
  • Why was this research undertaken?
  • What does this research say about the statutory definition of lookalikes and what were the other key findings?
  • How is the prevention of lookalikes dealt with under current laws?
  • Following this report, what changes might be on the horizon for lookalikes?
  • What should lawyers be advising in this area of law and what should they take from this report?

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: What were the Intellectual Property Office’s (IPO) findings in the report into the impact of lookalike products? Melanie McGuirk, IP & Media partner at Pannone, comments on the report and reminds lawyers how difficult it can be to succeed in lookalike passing off cases. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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