An update on trade mark news throughout the world, including Canada's new trade mark law, and the announcement by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that non-US parties must be represented before Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
Hasbro Inc suffered a surprise defeat at the Boards of Appeal at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in which one of their European Union registrations for the MONOPOLY trade mark was declared partially invalid on the ground that it had been applied for in “bad faith”.
As the Supreme Court’s Judgment that the government’s suspension of parliament was unlawful made headlines, Jeremy Corbyn – the leader of the Opposition – used his speech at the Labour Party conference to announce radical policies.
Following a user consultation, the revised Rules of the PBA comes into force on 1 January 2020.
The UK Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision that ICOS’s dosage regimen patent for tadalafil lacked an inventive step.
A trade delegation from the City of Mentor, Ohio, is visiting the Midlands to explore the possibility of doing business with companies in the region.
It is generally accepted that a patentee should not be entitled to protect the same invention twice (so called ‘double patenting’). However, there is nothing in the European Patent Convention (EPC) that allows the European Patent Office (EPO) to refuse an application on these grounds.
The UK Supreme Court has handed down its much anticipated decision in Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd t/a Mylan and Actavis.
Leicester City FC’s English Premier League win in 2016 was one of those riveting stories of an underdog triumphing over the odds. The club shot to prominence and the public started seeing more of the club’s trade marks and logos.