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By HGF Limited
In 2012, a music company, VMG Salsoul LLC sued Pettibone and Warner for copyright infringement, arguing that Pettibone had copied a portion of the song "Love Break"
By Chris Robinson, James Talbot
The controversial Copyright Directive, which aims to modernise EU copyright rules ensuring development of a "robust and well-functioning digital single market" has been approved, backed by 19 countries...
By Chris Robinson
The High Court of Justice has upheld a UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) decision in relation to a trade mark for "TRUMP TV" filed in bad faith.
By Rachel Fetches
In a unanimous Judgment, the Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal's Judgment finding ICOS' dosage regime patent for tadalafil obvious.
By David Potter
16 January 2019 - the deadline for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 is fast approaching and there continues to be political uncertainty over the terms of any Brexit.
By Maherunesa Khandaker
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) successfully pleaded a Gillette defence and obtained an Arrow declaration in a patent infringement action brought by Vectura in respect of inhalable medicaments...
By Ellie Purnell
In an appeal from an Examining Division decision, the Board of Appeal stated that the recently introduced R.28(2) EPC is in conflict with A.53(b) EPC ...
By Rachel Fetches
In a complex and lengthy judgment, a majority of the Supreme Court rejected Warner-Lambert's appeal against a finding that the Swiss-form ...
By HGF Limited
The Court of Appeal has in the case of Icescape Ltd v Ice-world International EWCA Civ 2218 [2018] applied the Supreme Court's Actavis decision on infringement.
By Liz Cooper
The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have come together and created "An Influencer's Guide to making clear that ads are ads".
By Tom Nener
Following receipt of 17 complaints the Advertising Standards Agency has today banned advertisements shown during ITV 2's Love Island for breast enhancements, on the basis that they were considered to be exploitative ...
By Chris Robinson
This was an unsuccessful appeal by the UK consumer goods retailer, Argos Limited ("AUL") following the rejection of its claim for trade mark infringement and passing off in 2017.
By Liz Cooper
22 complaints were received by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) from viewers who described adverts by online fashion retailer Nasty Gal as "socially irresponsible".
By HGF Limited
The UK Government has announced how it plans to treat European Union (EU) trade mark and design rights in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal covering their future relationship.
By Tom Nener
A surprisingly busy summer of IP. Here is our round-up of the bigger legal headlines.