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The Digital Copyright Directive: European Parliament votes in favour despite controversy

On 26 March, the European Parliament voted to approve the final version of the controversial EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market
29 March 2019

Protecting children from irresponsible advertising: tougher rules for gambling operators

As part of the ASA's continued focus on limiting children’s exposure to age-restricted ads, new standards have been announced for gambling advertising that will take effect from next month.
28 March 2019

IPEC claims: only in exceptional circumstances can you amend your case after the CMC

A reminder from the IPEC that it is essential for the parties to identify all facts and arguments in their statements of case in advance of the CMC
25 March 2019

Key Considerations for Social Influencer Agreements

The use of social media influencers is considered one of the fastest growing advertising mediums. So, what do companies need to be aware of when entering into an arrangement with an influencer?
01 February 2019

Online advertising in collaboration with social media influencers and celebrities

The CMA has announced that it has secured formal commitments from 16 celebrities with significant social media presence in the UK, that they will be clearer when advertising products and services.
23 January 2019

ASA announces that from June harmful gender stereotyping in adverts will be banned

Following its 2017 review into gender stereotypes in adverts, the ASA has announced its plan to ban harmful gender stereotyping in advertising from June 2019.

14 January 2019

General Court upholds decision rejecting ST ANDREWS marks

The General Court has dismissed St Andrews Links’ appeal of the EUIPO’s rejection of its application for the mark ST ANDREWS in relation to the majority of Class 41 services applied for.
04 January 2019

What is unfair advantage? Argos has its trade mark infringement claim dismissed

The Court of Appeal has held that a financial advantage derived from Google AdSense advertisements did not take unfair advantage of the distinctive character or repute of Argos’ trade mark.  
13 December 2018

Cadbury comes out on top in its latest trade mark battle with Nestlé

The CJEU has annulled the EUIPO’s decision that Nestlé’s 3D KitKat mark had acquired distinctiveness across the EU.
17 August 2018

Christian Louboutin’s fight to protect his signature ‘red sole’ trade mark

The European Court of Justice decides that Louboutin’s trade mark does not fall within one of the absolute grounds of refusal.
11 July 2018

BeeMoved: company not liable for passing off for a misstatement on a third party website

The Court of Appeal has held that BeeMoved was not liable for passing off where, without its knowledge, a third party website reverted to old (and incorrect) wording.

02 July 2018

GDPR challenges: intellectual property rights

GDPR's impact is already being felt in the courts. ICANN's publication of personal data on the WHOIS domain name registry is now in the spotlight.
02 July 2018

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