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OHIM held to have erred in assessing individual character of umbrella design

Dickerson and Gibson have co-authored an article in World Trademark Review Daily. This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review - www.worldtrademarkreview.com.
06 July 2015

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General Court dismisses appeal to register SKYPE as a community trade mark

The General Court of the European Union has handed down its judgment in Skype’s appeal in relation to the registration of SKYPE as a community trade mark. 
27 May 2015

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Court of Appeal decision in relation to ASSOS and ASOS trade marks

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in relation to the appeals brought by the owners of the ASSOS and ASOS trade marks against the first instance decision of Rose J.
23 April 2015

Scrabble vs Scramble: Mattel succeeds against Zynga in the Court of Appeal

On 27 March 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the dispute regarding the Scrabble trade marks between JW Spear & Sons Ltd (“Mattel”) v Zynga Inc (“Zynga”).
02 April 2015

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Ownership of copyright in the Innocent Smoothies logo resolved by the High Court

Failure to have a clear agreement about ownership of designs produced for Innocent Smoothies has resulted in multiple court proceedings. Companies using design agencies for branding should take heed.
18 February 2015

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The sale by Topshop of Rihanna t-shirt does amount to passing off

The Court of Appeal has unanimously upheld the High Court decision that the sale by Topshop of a t-shirt displaying an image of Rihanna amounted to passing off.
29 January 2015

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Court of Appeal considers consequences of long-standing concurrent use

Dickerson and Shaw have co-authored an article in World Trademark Review Daily, first appearing on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in November 2014.
06 January 2015

The website using my copyright is hosted overseas – am I powerless?

Globalisation and technology have made English law on copyright infringement increasingly complex and difficult to navigate. We look at the case of Omnibill v EGPSXXX Ltd. and R. A. Carter.
12 December 2014

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Interflora re-visited: Re-trial ordered in long-running dispute

In the latest chapter in the long-running keyword advertising dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer, the Court of Appeal has allowed M&S’s appeal against the Judgment of Arnold J in May 2013.
17 November 2014

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Moroccanoil's passing-off claim against Aldi fails in lookalike product case

Dickerson and Shaw have co-authored an article in World Trademark Review Daily following Moroccanoil's passing-off claim against Aldi. For further information, see http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com
13 November 2014

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High Court opens up blocking injunction remedial avenue for trade mark owners

What are the circumstances in which internet service providers can be made to block access to websites selling counterfeit goods? Arnold J has provided some answers in his judgment in a recent case.
04 November 2014

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Specsavers v Asda: use of Shaded logo is genuine use of Wordless logo

In the ongoing Asda case, the Court of Appeal overturned the revocation of Specsavers’ Wordless logo mark, ruling that the use of its Shaded logo mark amounts to genuine use of its Wordless logo mark.
22 October 2014
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