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IP weekly highlights—18 January 2018

Published on: 18 January 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—18 January 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Trade Marks
  • The word ‘EASY’ invalid as a trade mark (W3 Ltd v easyGroup Ltd)
  • Place of marketing incapable of proving geographical origin (BSGE v EUIPO)
  • General IP
  • Evolving how English courts construe written commercial contracts (Teva v AstraZeneca)
  • Copyright
  • Chinese court finds in Lego’s favour in intellectual property decision
  • Huddersfield pub owner fined £24,000 for showing sport illegally
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of IP highlights includes the High Court judgment of W3 Limited v easyGroup Ltd concerning the use of the sign ‘EasyRoommate’. It also includes Advocate General Wathelet’s opinion in Bundesverband Souvenir - Geschenke - Ehrenpreise eV v EUIPO and analysis of a Chinese court’s finding in favour of Danish toy manufacturer Lego. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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