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Each quarter we are running a series of pieces highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. To kick off our latest series, we turn our attention to developments in the EMEA region.
26 July 2022
Recent cases involving Nigerian comedian Chukwuemeka Ejekwu, popularly known as Oga Sabinus, highlight the growing awareness of the importance of IP rights protection in the country.
22 July 2022
Exclusive data finds trademark experts are split down the middle on whether the existing IP system is positioned to protect IP rights in the metaverse.
20 July 2022
The IP adjudicator found that, while the mark CHEF LINE was inherently descriptive in relation to the goods and services at issue, it had acquired distinctive character through use.
12 July 2022
Takeaways from last week’s WTR Connect virtual event, including exclusive insights from brand professionals at Amazon, Verizon and the EUIPO.
04 July 2022
In our latest round-up, we look at Hailey Bieber being sued for trademark infringement, ICANN and EURid teaming up, and much more.
24 June 2022
In our latest round-up, we look at Italy stepping up the fight against food fakes, 50% of consumers holding brands responsible for counterfeiting, and much more.
14 June 2022
A Nigerian comedian and content creator, who is credited as having popularised the phrase ‘something hooge’, recently threatened legal action against the owners of a milk brand over the use of the expression in an Instagram post.
13 June 2022
Trademark owners who do business in Kenya should record their most important Kenyan or foreign trademark registrations with the Anti-counterfeiting Authority.
09 June 2022
The decision did not leave any room for doubt as to the rights vested by the law on the proprietor of a registered trademark in Nigeria.
06 May 2022
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