PLC Magazine IP and IT Bytes, December 2019

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PLC magazine IP/IT Bytes for December has now been published. In this issue we have the following material: ​Copyright: joint authorship Kogan v Martin and others [2019] EWCA Civ 1645. ​Trade Marks: lack of clarity and precision and bad faith Sky ...

30 December 2019

PLC Magazine IP and IT bytes, November 2019

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PLC magazine IP/IT Bytes for November has now been published. In this issue we have the following material: ​Trade marks: online infringement of EUTM based on targeting AMS Neve and others v Heritage Audio SL and others C-172/18. ​Patents: ...

30 December 2019

The German courts provide clarity in regards to the use of Google AdWords that are identical to third party trade marks

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/germany/be-careful-with-your-adwords-german-federal-court-of-justice

The German Federal Court of Justice has given a judgment which holds that a trade mark owner may have grounds to oppose the use of a trade mark if that trade mark is used misleadingly in advertisements originating from a Google search and that result in the ...

04 December 2019

Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA September 2019

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In this month's report, we look at the opinion of AG Bobek on accepted principles of morality in Constantin Film Produktion GmbH v EUIPO C-240/18 P. We also look at the Court of Justice's decision on genuine use in the context of descriptive marks in Georgios ...

02 October 2019

Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA August 2019

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In this month's report, we look at the Court of Justice's decision on colour combinations in Red Bull GmbH (supported by Marques) v EUIPO, Optimum Mark sp. z o.o. C-124/18. We also look at the Court of Justice's decision on the interpretation of 'shapes ...

16 August 2019