Brands Update — spring 2013

This issue of Taylor Wessing’s Brands Update contains recent important cases from the UK, French, German and Community tribunals on registrability of trade marks and infringement.

Contents

  • Discovery make history (well, sort of…)
  • Climbing every mountain
  • The Board of Appeal gives Kit Kat a break
  • AdWords again
  • Spelling it out
  • Omega counting time
  • Interflora v M&S: latest developments
  • Spanish copyright in Tony Montana cancels CTM registration
  • Revive another’s old brand at your peril
  • Can can (not)
  • The latest drama for Royal Shakespeare
  • Hotel Cipriani — the saga continues
  • What registered trade marks are you using?
  • Customs Regulation update
  • Metro hits gold
  • Fit for purpose
  • Pelikan crossing
  • Gigabyte more than it could chew!
  • Registered trade mark is no defence
  • Updates…

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