26 Mar
2020

Get the inside track on bad faith in trademark law in the wake of Skykick

Earlier this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its much-anticipated judgment in one of the most important referrals in EU trademark law of the past few years. Next week, in a free webinar, the key principles that the CJEU set out in its landmark judgment will be scrutinised.

The judgment considers how you can, and cannot, deal with unclear and imprecise specifications of goods and services in trademark registrations and provides clarification as to what constitutes bad faith and whether a finding of bad faith will invalidate the entire trademark or just specific goods or services contained in the specification. The CJEU has also determined whether the English law requirement that an applicant has a bona fide intention to use a mark is compatible with EU law.

In this interactive webinar, chaired by WTR, Kate Swaine, partner and head of Gowling WLG's UK trademarks, brands and designs team, will discuss the key principles that the CJEU set out.

The discussion takes place on Tuesday 31 March between 15:00-15:55 UTC.

For further details, and to register for the webinar, visit here.

Trevor Little

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Trevor Little