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IP weekly highlights—21 November 2019

Published on: 21 November 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—21 November 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Trade marks/passing off
  • Court of Justice dismisses appeal regarding bad faith (Outsource Professional Services v Flatworld Solutions)
  • Copyright and associated rights
  • Court of Justice—transfer of performers’ rights by implicit consent (Spedidam, PG and GF v INA)
  • Patents
  • Patent for cable network communication system held invalid (Technetix v Teleste)
  • Confidential information
  • High Court upholds claim for breach of confidence and inducement to breach contract (Aviva Insurance Ltd v Oliver)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes an analysis of the impact the Instagram Blackout may have on influencer marketing and a Patents Court judgment in the Technetix v Teleste invalidity case. It also cover two decisions by the Court of Justice, Outsource Professional Services v Flatworld Solutions deals with bad faith in trade mark applications and the Spedidam case examines the application of Articles 2(b) and 3(2)(a) of the InfoSoc Directive to the transfer of performers’ rights. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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