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New win in the fight against scam IP renewal notifications

If you have filed a trade mark application in the UK or Europe, the chances are you will have received a letter from one or more companies with ‘Renewal notices’ for your registration. 210 more words

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Repeat IP infringer successfully obtains reduced sentence for contempt

Peter Heerey AM, QC, Tom Cordiner & Alan Nash
Correspondents for South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia

Note: Where any of the barristers were involved in a case reported below and the matter is still running, or potentially so, the other correspondents have taken the role of reporting that case. 808 more words

Case Note

Intellectual Property Workshop

Intellectual Property Workshop
Create and Protect Your Business Brand

Date:       15th September (Monday)
Time:       11.00 a.m. to 1.30 pm (registration 10.45)
At:            The Westminster Enterprise Centre, 59 Elgin Avenue, London W9 2DB (entrance on Chippenham Road) 294 more words

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Don't delay when requesting a stay under the Community Trade Mark Regulation

In proceedings in which the defendants have already been found liable for passing off and trade mark infringement in respect of the BETTY BOOP trade marks, the High Court has rejected the defendants’ application to have the remaining copyright infringement and trade mark invalidity proceedings stayed in favour of earlier, related Italian proceedings. 1,592 more words

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London Tech Week 2014 - Top trade mark issues

Further to our post on patent related issues that were raised in our London Tech Week IP seminars and workshops, here is the trade marks instalment based on the common themes that surfaced in our discussions involving trade marks. 1,030 more words

General Interest

Redskins trademark cancelled

I’d like to chime in about the recent trademark news concerning the Washington Redskins football team.

If you are unaware of the recent controversy, the story begins at least as early as 1992, when Suzan Harjo and six other plaintiffs petitioned the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to cancel the REDSKINS trademark on the grounds that it is disparaging, scandalous, contemptuous, or disreputable towards Native Americans or Aboriginal persons.  374 more words


SIGNIFICANT Changes to Canada's Trade-marks Regime

Canada’s trade-mark regime was officially given a maaaaaajor dose of botox on June 19, when proposed changes to trade-marks legislation was given royal assent. Whereas some revisions were expected, others have brand owners and their trusty trade-mark lawyers up in arms. 314 more words

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