01 September 2020 | Katharine Stephens Partner, Ciara Hughes Associate, Aaron Hetherington Associate, Louise O'Hara Associate, Lauren Kourie Associate, Lucy Wiles Associate, Adeena Wells Associate, Robert Rose Associate, Theo Cooper Associate, Hilary Atherton Associate, Bryony Gold Associate, Mark Day Associate, Charlotte Peacock Associate

In this month's report, we report on the General Court’s decision on genuine use in Diesel SpA v EUIPO; Sprinter megacentros del deporte, SL (T-615/18) and discuss AG Hogan’s opinion on the similarity between online marketplace services and retail services in Wallapop, SL v EUIPO, Unipreus, SL (C-763/18 P). We also review the UK High Court’s decision on PlanetArt’s trade mark infringement and passing off claims against Photobox’s use of its Photobox Free Prints app icon in PlanetArt LLC & Anr v Photobox Ltd & Anr ([2020] EWHC 713 (Ch)).

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About the Authors

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Adeena Wells
Associate
I'm an associate in the Brand Management team within the Intellectual Property department where I help clients to establish, maintain and enforce their brands.

Direct: +44 (0)20 7415 6000

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Katharine Stephens
Partner
I am co-head of the IP department in London and a member of the International IP Steering Group. I am fascinated by IP and the challenge of helping my clients protect, exploit and defend their IP rights to further their business objectives.

Direct: +44 (0)20 7415 6000

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Louise O'Hara
Associate
I'm an associate in the Intellectual Property Group based in London. I have experience in a broad range of intellectual property matters, from large-scale patent litigation to smaller brand-enforcement matters.

Direct: +44 (0)20 7415 6000

[email protected]
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Charlotte Peacock
Associate
As an associate in our London Intellectual Property team, I advise brand owners on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters in trade mark portfolio management.

Direct: +44 (0)20 7415 6000

[email protected]
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Hilary Atherton
Associate
I'm a senior associate in Bird & Bird's market-leading Intellectual Property Group in London.

Direct: +44 (0)20 7415 6000

[email protected]

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