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IP weekly highlights—18 October 2018

Published on: 18 October 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—18 October 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Trade marks/passing off
  • The status of collecting societies to enforcing IP rights in their own name (Coöperatieve Vereniging SNB-REACT UA v Deepak Mehta)
  • General Court considers goodwill evidence in passing off case (Blackmore v EUIPO)
  • Patents
  • Court of Appeal applies for the first time Actavis v Lilly and clarifies approach to claims of priority (Icescape Ltd v Ice-World International BV)
  • Patents Court considers exhaustion of patent rights for cement discharge system on ship (Parainen Pearl v Kristian Gerhard Jebsen)
  • Websites
  • Impact and potential usefulness of browse-wrap terms in e-commerce
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of IP weekly highlights includes analysis of the Court of Justice’s decision in Coöperatieve Vereniging v Deepak Mehta which concerned collecting societies’ standing to represent its members’ IP rights, and the Court of Appeal’s decision in Icescape v Ice-World in which the Supreme Court’s guidance on variants (as provided in Actavis v Lilly) was applied to a mechanical patent for a system of cooling ice rinks. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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