The case concerned an application for revocation of an EU trade mark. The applicant for revocation claimed the EU trade mark had not been put in genuine use in the EU during the relevant period.
Kilburn & Strode
We're taking you on a journey through the history of software patents in Europe, through the lens of pop culture. By zooming out and looking at the...
The report highlights some startling statistics on the plastics industry generally, including its history.
Arnold & Porter
Following a call for evidence in April 2022, the European Commission launched a public consultation in July 2022 seeking to revise the framework on compulsory licensing...
Brown Rudnick LLP
The Court of Appeal in Lifestyle Equities CV and another v Amazon UK Services Limited and others  EWCA Civ 552 has ruled that various Amazon entities "Amazon" or the "Defendants")...
The next round in the battle between Iceland v Iceland has begun. The supermarket and the country are heading back to court to settle their long-running battle over whether the supermarket...
Episode 9 in Season 2 of the Cipher Vision Podcast series features Mike Binns and Braxton Davis, both Associate General Councel at Meta.
Marks & Clerk
In a recent article published by Innovation News Network, Donagh Cagney - Policy Director of Ocean Energy Europe - stated that...
Further to our Ben Lincoln's recent feature in bestmag Issue No. 77 Summer 2022, we look at recent examples of AI as a toolset for accelerating battery innovation.
Since that article, there have been a number of other exciting collaborations, particularly for Nike with their collaborations with French luxury fashion brands Jacquemus (No.20) and Louis Vuitton (No.5).
I was honoured to be back at my old haunt, the Product Design Engineering (PDE) studio of Glasgow School of Art - but this time instead of presenting my final year project I was on the other side... as part of a panel of judges.
Marks & Clerk
The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has recently announced plans to hold a diplomatic conference to negotiate a Design Law Treaty (DLT) with the aim of harmonising...
For a business in its formative stages, intellectual property (IP) can often seem like a minefield. As a result, it is sometimes not afforded the time and input it deserves.
Many companies and investors are aware of the importance of identifying and protecting their innovations, and in particular of the importance of obtaining patents to...
J A Kemp LLP
The opposition procedure before the European Patent Office (EPO) has been a highly attractive forum for challenging patents since the first European patents were granted.
We are delighted to launch our new Fashionably IP Podcast were we will be looking at important hot topics in the world of fashion and intellectual property.
McDermott Will & Emery
Focusing on the first prong of the minimum contacts test (whether the foreign defendant purposefully directed its activities at the United States) the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court holding ...
Marks & Clerk
Aritifical intelligence image generators such as DALL-E 2 and NightCafe have become synonymous with questions of copyright, and a growing fear that this generated art could replace the work of humans.
‘If you blink you'll miss it'. Innovation in automotive lidar is moving quickly, as can be seen back in 2018, lidar players were so focused on their own technology and incremental enhancements...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The decision (Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S v. General Electric Co, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, No. 1:21-cv-10216) also highlights the potential that ...