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5 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Your brand and Brexit

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The UK is definitely leaving the EU on 31 October. “No ifs, no buts” – so says our new prime minister, Boris Johnson. If so, what impact will that have on intellectual property (IP) law in the UK, and where does it leave UK-based EU rights holders?

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26 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Why did adidas lose its three stripes trademark and what will happen next?

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When you think of adidas, what image pops into your head? If it is the synonymous three stripes than you may be surprised to learn that the European General Court has declared the adidas community trademark invalid. So why was adidas unsuccessful, and what should a brand do if they find themselves in this situation?

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