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Court of Appeal Revisits Joint Authorship
Need to Ask More than Who Did the Writing.
The value of Simone Biles – an update on athlete endorsements, the Olympics and Rule 40
the USOPC released updated guidance for its athletes regarding personal endorsements and marketing during the Tokyo 2020 games.
Trade Marks: Liverpool fail to emulate Spurs' success
Liverpool FC filed an application in June for a range of goods and services for the mark LIVERPOOL but the club's application was rejected.
ECJ Ruling on EU Trade Mark Jurisdiction: Online Infringers Can No Longer ‘Hide’ From Justice
An ECJ ruling clarifies the power of EU Trade Mark Courts in Member States.
Whytes Bikes are triumphant in a copyright infringement claim concerning their stag logo
A recent case concerning copyright infringement provides a useful reminder of how witness evidence can make or break a case.
High Court “Pitching In” with new guidance on the use of interim injunctions in copyright infringement case
Guidance on factors to take into account when considering whether an interim injunction should be granted in case of copyright infringement.
Changes to UK Trade Mark Law – what you need to know
Changes to the UK Trade Mark Act are coming on the 14 January 2019, to implement the 2015 Trade Marks Directive.
Illegal Streaming and Copyright Infringement: the Government’s set to over set-top boxes
The Government published its response on whether there is a need for legislative change to deal with the issue of illicit set-top boxes.
Implications for Intellectual Property
Building a commercial property brand
Our IP expert, David Fyfield, discusses trade marks in relation to commercial property.
Setting an example
ITMA now has a royal charter to go with its determination to defend the promotion protection and enforcement of IP rights.
Unregistered community design right: CJEU provides welcome clarification for designers
In a long running dispute between Karen Millen and Dunnes Stores, the CJEU has issued a decision to protect product designs in the EU.