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21 February

2019

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Brexit: New UK Legislation

On 18 January 2019 we reported the UKIPO’s summary guide to Brexit and the impact on IP on the Gov.uk website here. Two key draft pieces of legislation referred to in that guide have now become law, namely the Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, on 14 February 2019, and the Trade... right arrow

18 February

2019

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TM Brexit notice for UK TM owners

Proprietors of national trade mark applications/registrations in the United Kingdom (UK) need to consider the protection they require post-Brexit. Currently, it is looking like the UK may cease to be a member state of the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. In this event, as of 30 March 2019, national UK trade mark rights... right arrow

18 January

2019

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Brexit: Guidance from the UKIPO

On 16 January 2019, the UKIPO published a summary guide to Brexit and the impact on IP on the Gov.uk website here.  The guide has embedded links to more detailed reports, including a Trade Mark report which was updated on 17 January 2019. It is still possible that an orderly withdrawal will be negotiated, which will... right arrow

16 January

2019

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New Year, new UK trade mark regulations

UK trade mark regulation No. 825 came into force on 14 January 2019, implementing the 2015 EU Trade Mark Directive. Most of the amendments are familiar as the changes have already occurred in relation to EUTMs but this is a good point to refresh our understanding of the new provisions. Proof of use in trade... right arrow

15 January

2019

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Big Mac, big problem

EUIPO Revocation No 14 788 C Supermac’s (Holdings) Ltd v McDonald’s International Property Company, Ltd The EUIPO’s Cancellation Division has just issued a decision in case No 14 788 C, revoking McDonald’s EUTM registration No 62 638 for BIG MAC in classes 29, 30 and 42 in its entirety on the grounds of non-use. Supermac applied to revoke the BIG MAC registration on... right arrow

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In this edition we introduce you to our expanded team in Germany; update you on upcoming Boult Wade Tennant events; and highlight key news and updates from the industry, including an update on Brexit.

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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.

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