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IP weekly highlights—26 September 2019

Published on: 26 September 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—26 September 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Design and trade mark law—no deal Brexit guidance from the Intellectual Property Office
  • Trade mark law—updated no deal Brexit guidance from the Intellectual Property Office and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
  • Designs
  • IPEC refers questions to Court of Justice on unregistered Community designs (Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company v PMS)
  • General Court clarifies the correct way to plead prior designs (Aroma Essence v EUIPO)
  • General Court—no infringement of IP rights in Vespa scooter and Zhejiang scooter design is valid (Piaggio & C. v EUIPO)
  • Patents
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes updated no deal Brexit guidance from the IPO, analysis of the General Court’s ruling in both Aroma Essence v EUIPO and Piaggio v EUIPO, details of the IPEC’s referral to the Court of Justice following its decision in Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company v PMS, and commentary on the Court of Justice’s refusal of the High Court’s request for a preliminary ruling on SPC applications based on third-party MAs. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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