On July 11 2017 in Coreix Limited v Coretx Holdings Plc (2017 EWHC 1695 (IPEC)) the defendants’ CORETX mark was found to infringe the claimant’s COREIX registered trademark and amounted to passing off. The decision confirms that the defences of estoppel and acquiescence (other than under Section 48 of the Trade Marks Act) are not available in claims of trademark infringement.

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