No need to prove acquired distinctiveness of a mark in every Member State but extrapolation of quantitatively sufficient data obtained in other Member States to cover Member States without quantitatively sufficient data needs proper basis, says the Advocate General in the case concerning Kit Kat 4 fingers shape EU Trade Mark application.
April 27, 2018
This chapter examines how digitizing the energy value chain through the use of blockchain and other DLT has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry...
March 07, 2018
We are excited to share the second volume of our Autonomous Vehicles White Paper.
July 12, 2017
For the automotive industry, 2016 saw a tremendous amount of activity regarding self-driving cars. CES 2016 was dominated by...
A significant amount of attention is being paid to the disruptive potential of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and many businesses are making huge investments in DLT-enabled products and/or services.
July 11, 2017
On February 2, 2017, the Government published a White Paper on its plan for exiting and achieving a new partnership with the EU.
February 07, 2017
On January 18, 2017, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the long running case of Shanks v Unilever, on whether Shanks is entitled to compensation under the employee compensation provisions of the UK Patents Act 1977.
January 20, 2017
On January 17, 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May delivered her much anticipated speech on the UK Government’s plan for exiting the EU.
January 19, 2017
The government announced on November 28 that it will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement, which means that a system providing for a unitary patent right covering most of the EU member states
December 20, 2016
The government announced on November 28 that it will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement which means that a system providing for a unitary patent right covering most of the EU member states (Croatia, Poland and Spain are not at
November 29, 2016