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Brexit or Bremain- A trade mark perspective

Written by Thomas Mould on 16 June 2016

The uncertainty or exiting the EU has cast doubt in legal circles as to what law will remain. Trade mark law is no different, there is a great deal of uncertainty to the protection afforded to trade mark owners if the UK leaves and whether UK trade mark practitioners can still register trade marks in the EU if we leave.
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Embarrassing brands

Written by Michael Coyle on 11 June 2016

Victor the 2016 Mascot is also a sex toy...http://www.lovehoney.co.uk/tv/576/ ( adult content) but are there other embarrassing brand launches?
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Sky comes out on top...

Written by Michael Coyle on 09 June 2016

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ('IPEC') dismissed an application for a declaration that "Skyscape" in relation to certain IT-related services did not infringe Sky's trade marks. This is excellent news for Sky and bad news for anyone wanting to use SKY as a brand or company name.
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Brexit’s impact on IP

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 08 June 2016

Following the announcement of the EU referendum to take place on the 23rd June 2016, many businesses in the UK have been unsure on the true impact it could have on them and their investments.
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Patent examiners wanted by the UK IPO

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 08 June 2016

While many readers on this blog may be new to the world of Intellectual Property, they also may be a number of you that have the required expertise to consider the UK Intellectual Property Office’s latest offerings.
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