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IP weekly highlights—19 November 2020

Published on: 19 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—19 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Trade marks/passing off
  • Agents cannot apply for similar marks to those of their principal (EUIPO v John Mills)
  • Designs
  • European Commission publishes evaluation of EU design legislation
  • Copyright & associated rights
  • Committee seeks evidence on future of music festivals amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Patents
  • Patenting AI in Canada, the UK and Europe
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes analysis of the judgment in EUIPO v John Mills in which the Court of Justice set aside the decision of the General Court and held that agents cannot apply for similar marks to those of their principal, the publication of the European Commission’s evaluation of EU legislation on design protection in which a number of shortcomings were identified, and a call for evidence from the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee on the future of music festivals amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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