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Louboutin v Amazon does not apply to ordinary online marketplaces, says district court

This is the first case in the Netherlands in which the claimant relied on the recent CJEU decision in Louboutin v Amazon.

19 September 2023

French arbitration clause blocks UDRP complaint against regional media company

The panel found that the determination of the dispute between the parties fell outside of the scope of the UDRP.

18 September 2023

TikTok Shop continues global rollout, pushing back on counterfeit claims

Brand owners are being warned to “diligently police” TikTok Shop after its US launch this week.

13 September 2023

“Artists stand no chance”: viral painter speaks out after takedowns from Hasbulla, Post Malone and Warner Bros

Popular Instagram artist Rory Paints laments what he perceives as a David versus Goliath situation between artists and major brands.

12 September 2023

Morgan & Morgan secures #LAW mark; Northern Pacific Airways rebrands; metaverse bubble ‘popped’ – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Grupo Modelo ending a licensing dispute over Modelo Reserva-branded beers, the LEGO Group seeking corporate counsel, and much more.

12 September 2023

High Court considers impact of Brexit and REULA in ADVANCETRACK keyword advertising case 

The court considered the impact of Brexit on the assessment of infringement, especially as “seismic changes” to EU-derived domestic legislation are on the horizon.

12 September 2023

Good-faith acquisition poisons bad-faith argument

This unusual UDRP case involved the acquisition of the disputed domain names as a result of the respondent’s purchase of a real estate agency.

11 September 2023

Is our IP system ready for a decentralised, digital future?

A new WIPO paper reveals whether existing legal frameworks are sufficient to localise IP infringement in Web 3.0 and the metaverse.

08 September 2023

Amazon sues influencers; Hush Puppies IP sold in Greater China; Lewis Roca expands – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO Board of Appeal invalidating a Schweppes mark, the India Supreme Court refusing to “interfere” in a Pernod Ricard dispute, and much more.

08 September 2023

“A lot of trouble” – warning for buyers as USPTO takes action against trademarks filed by auction site TrademarkSea

The Hong Kong-based company which owns trademark auction platform TrademarkSea is the target of an ongoing director-initiated USPTO investigation into its filings, WTR can reveal.

07 September 2023

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