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Trade mark infringement through the looking glass

Trade mark infringement through the looking glass
Published on: 30 June 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Trade mark infringement through the looking glass
  • Background
  • What is at the heart of this dispute?
  • From a commercial perspective, would you expect Disney to have changed the title or merchandising strategy once they found that Mr Fior was not comfortable with a co-existence relationship?
  • To what extent does this dispute raise concerns around equality of arms in infringement disputes?
  • If pursued, and successful, what remedies could Mr Fior recover?
  • What are the lessons for other rights owners/companies seeking to use already registered marks?

Article summary

IP&IT analysis: Matthew Higdon, managing partner at M Law, looks at the dispute regarding the trade mark ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ between Disney and trade mark owner Jake Fior, a rare books dealer. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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