Claim Spotter: EasyGroup files new trademark suit

EasyGroup v Easyfun The venture capital conglomerate EasyGroup, owners of EasyJet and the Easy family of brands, has launched a passing off and trademarks claim against musician Finn Keane, who goes by the stage name of Easyfun. EasyGroup, represented by Stephenson Harwood, has an extensive history of lodging similar IP claims against businesses using the […]

Stranded planes

Claim Spotter: Russian aviation disputes take off, as oil disputes spill into High Court

Law firms in the hotseat once again A raft of claims have mounted against several law firms in the past week, including suits against solicitors and barristers and those regarding professional negligence against Wiggin, Keystone, Fox Williams, Setfords and JMW. Banner Universal Motion Pictures (BUMP), an independent TV, film and entertainment company, filed a claim […]

Claim Spotter: The Ritz takes aim at a Southall salon, while Axiom Ince buys time to elect administrator

Luxury hotels and European designers embroiled in IP wars Bristows and Gowling WLG have been named as the firms going head to head in an IP battle between two European leather goods brands. Belgium luxury leather designer Delvaux Créateur, represented by Bristows, has issued a suit in the Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court again the […]

High Court

Claim Spotter: CMS faces former clients, as DACB defends insurance broker

EU targets convicted fraudster in English High Court The European Union represented by the European Research Executive Agency has filed a lawsuit to the English High Court against a convicted fraudster and his company. The executive agency has instructed boutique firm Bexley Beaumont to file a miscellaneous claim against Wind Technologies Ltd and Ehsan Abdi-Jalebi. Back […]