Category: Intellectual Property

Jaguar Land Rover’s intellectual property claim dismissed at Court of Appeal

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) have recently found themselves in court regarding the infringement of another one of their vehicles.

HBO fail in bid to oppose ‘Game of Stones’ trade mark at UKIPO

American TV network Home Box Office (HBO) has failed its attempt to oppose a trade mark for the phrase ‘Game of Stones’ at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO).

Wagamama successful in bid to stop rival trademark

Restaurant chain Wagamama has been successful in stopping the registration of a rival trademark after the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) ruled against the application from Cable Logic Europe.

Vans take legal action against Primark over trainer design

American footwear brand Vans has brought legal action against Primark for allegedly imitating the design of two of its classic trainers.

Leicester City gain the victory in ‘LCFC’ trade mark dispute

Fresh from their wins over Southampton FC and Watford this past week, Leicester City Football Club has picked up another victory, this time in the form of a trade mark dispute against Leeds City.

FIA facing legal battle over Formula E trademark

After a long drawn out legal battle, a controversial case involving the ABB FIA Formula E championship has been lodged at the European Court of Justice.

EU Parliament approves new copyright rules which could have ‘catastrophic’ implications

Members of the European Parliament (MEP) have approved articles 11 and 13 in a recent vote, in a move which could have ‘catastrophic’ implications for the internet, it has been warned.

Monsta win in Monster dispute

A pizza firm has won a landmark ruling against an energy drinks manufacturer in a trademark dispute at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO).

Clothing rivals Superdry and Jack Wills embroiled in copyright legal battle

Fashion chain Superdry is suing their rival and one of their former employees, after alleging they breached copyright laws over the design of a black padded jacket from its winter range.

APPG report calls for IPO to team up with other partners to fight ‘organised crime’

A new report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has recommended that the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) team up with other organisations in its efforts to crack down on the rising threat of organised crime and illicit trade.