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IP weekly highlights—29 October 2020

Published on: 29 October 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—29 October 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Trade marks/passing off
  • Legislation laid to create new rules and logos protecting British food and drink
  • Ferrari fights over ‘pre-loved’ redhead (Ferrari SpA v DU)
  • IP essentials
  • Intellectual property—further Brexit transition guidance from the Intellectual Property Office
  • Copyright & associated rights
  • Transfer to IPEC—TV’s Only Fools and Horses copyright and passing off dispute (Shazam Productions v Only Fools The Dining Experience)
  • Electronic transmission of copyright works to court is not a communication to the public (BY (Preuve photographique)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes an announcement that new legislation has been laid in Parliament detailing new rules and logos that will be used to guarantee the authenticity and origin of British food and drink, analysis of Ferrari SpA v DU in which the issue of whether a ‘luxury’ brand should be spared from revocation for non-use where a mark had a broad specification of goods but has only been used in a limited capacity was considered, and further IP guidance from the IPO which aims to help stakeholders prepare for the end of the implementation period. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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