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Trade Marks

On-line platforms - Jamie Muir Wood, Hogarth Chambers

On-line platforms - Jamie Muir Wood, Hogarth Chambers What is realistic and achievable when enforcing trade mark rights on online marketplaces, such as Amazon? Is there a silver bullet?

Colour marks (NTS) - Victoria Jones, 3PB

Colour marks - Victoria Jones, 3PB Now that the Glaxo Group Ltd v EUIPO has been decided, what are the unresolved issues over colour marks? Where will the challenges come from?

Colour marks - Victoria Jones, 3PB

Colour marks - Victoria Jones, 3PB Now that the Glaxo Group Ltd v EUIPO has been decided, what are the unresolved issues over colour marks? Where will the challenges come from?

Bad Faith - Nicholas Caddick QC, Hogarth Chambers

Bad Faith - Nicholas Caddick QC, Hogarth Chambers How are the courts interpreting evidence of "bad faith" following the spate of recent cases, including the Skykick litigation? What counts and what is making a difference?

Post Brexit - Robert Guthrie, Osborne Clarke

Post Brexit - Robert Guthrie, Osborne Clarke To what extent have UKIPO and EUIPO matched their promises over the cloning of marks, re-filing of EU applications and changes in representation? What is the UK's value to existing EU rights owners?

Distinctiveness - Jeremy Blum, Bristows

Distinctiveness - Jeremy Blum, Bristows Is there a shift in the wind over inherent and acquired distinctiveness following the Jaguar v Ineos and Louis Vuitton Malletier v EUIPO cases?

Grey goods - Mark Kramer, Shoosmiths

Grey goods - Mark Kramer, Shoosmiths (Trade Marks, London, 20.06.2019) Why are criminal prosecutions for selling of grey goods on the increase? What factors distinguish a successful prosecution?

Big Mac case - Nicholas Caddick QC, Hogarth Chambers

Big Mac case - Nicholas Caddick QC, Hogarth Chambers (Trade Marks, London, 20.06.2019) In the spotlight of the Big Mac case, what are the evidential requirements for proof of genuine use of a mark across jurisdictions?

Jurisdiction - Paul Joseph, RPC

Jurisdiction - Paul Joseph, RPC (Trade Marks, London, 20.06.2019) How are the rules on jurisdiction and national-based trade mark infringements playing out in the UK courts? When can a website be said to "target" the UK/EU?

Defences - Simon Malynicz QC, 3 New Square

Defences - Simon Malynicz QC, 3 New Square (Trade Marks, London, 20.6.19) Drawing on live cases, what is the potency of the "own name,” “intervening rights" and "non-use" defences for alleged infringers?

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