Flutter Entertainment’s acquisition of The Stars Group would show that, despite uncertainty, major players in the gambling industry see the newly liberated US as a high-growth market.
Anonymous street artist Banksy has opened a pop-up shop in London in response to an ongoing trademark dispute with a card manufacturer. The attorney representing the card company reacts to the opening.
Given the highly profitable trade in pharmaceutical parallel imports where price differences and arbitrage opportunities arise from different national pricing regulations, it is anticipated that the issue of parallel imports will remain a significant area of concern for pharmaceutical companies.
Research estimates that the extension of plain packaging to alcohol and sugary drinks would result in a massive loss for the global beverage industry.
The Australian government is considering whether to compulsorily acquire the rights to use the Aboriginal flag on public policy grounds. The debate raises questions over whether similar moves could occur in other jurisdictions.
New research has revealed that, while almost two-thirds of legal services buyers are concerned about being a defendant in IP litigation, a quarter of companies that have a specific IP strategy in place state that it does not deal with litigation threats.
WTR is pleased to announce that, following the success of this year’s event, Managing Trademark Assets Europe will be returning to London on 28 January 2020.
The appointed person has dismissed an appeal against a successful opposition to an application for the CLWB TROPICANA logo mark for a range of Class 32 goods.
In our latest round-up, we look at the CEO of WeWork returning a “trademark payment” to the company, Ariana Grande suing Forever 21, debate over dropping word marks, and much more.
Reaction to the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling in favour of plaintiffs suing online infringers in the member state they acquired the product.
This week's Football Against Fakes 2019 event discussed anti-counterfeiting work in the sports industry. In an exclusive guest post, brand protection consultant Stephen Connolly reveals insights from the event and takeaways for brand owners.
The UK Intellectual Property Office has shed new light on its Brexit preparations, which has led to a renewed call for the position of UK trademark attorneys in the event of a no-deal Brexit to be addressed “as a matter of urgency”.
In an application for an interim injunction to prevent passing off, the High Court has determined that the relative merits of the parties’ cases and the effect of an undertaking provided by the defendant should be considered in assessing the balance of convenience.
Beauty Bay Ltd v Benefit Cosmetics Ltd concerned the use of the mark BEAUTY & THE BAY, which the claimants alleged constituted trademark infringement and passing off in respect of their trademark BEAUTY BAY. In finding for the defendant, the judge considered that there was no likelihood of confusion between the marks and that the similarities between them were not sufficient to establish a link for a claim based on unfair advantage.
Ivy League schools rely on their reputation to attract top-notch talent, so policing these brands is a critical undertaking.