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1 May



Google’s Change in AdWords Trade Mark Protection

As a result of a series of recent UK Trade Mark decisions, Google has announced plans to relax its policy relating to the protection of registered trade marks used in AdWords. right arrow

1 May



Victor Andrew Wilson v Yahoo! UK Ltd & Another [2008] EWHC 361 (Ch)

The High Court has cleared Yahoo! of trade mark infringement in a case relating to keywords and sponsored search results. right arrow

1 January



UK Courts Permit Claims to Computer Programs

A recent judgement of the UK Patents Court (Citation No. [2008] EWHC 85 (Pat)) has reaffirmed the practice of granting patents to a computer program for performing a method provided that the method itself is patentable. right arrow

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boult.bites TM Autumn 2019

In this issue, we update you on important developments in the industry; a reversed Board of Appeal decision by the General Court; an important case for brand owners; and general updates TM team and firm updates.

boult.bites TM Summer 2019

In this edition we take a look at the EUIPO’s decision on the invalidity of a three-stripe mark by Adidas; G4S PLC’s successful opposition to an application by F & G Kites Limited; a useful reminder of the evidence required when defending a registration that has been challenged on the grounds of non-use; the 4th Latin American country that will be joining the Madrid Protocol; and a new rule introduced by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

boult.bites TM Spring 2019

Read about latest developments in the Trade Marks field, as well as what’s going on with the team here at Boult Wade Tennant

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