Andy King - Jan 23, 2024

Unlocking Affordability: Our Exciting Trade Mark Price Reductions for 2024!

As part of our commitment to providing exceptional services that..

Jacqueline Murphy - Jan 18, 2024

Design Rights: A powerful tool in the IP armoury

We are pleased to launch our latest special report Design Rights: A..

Emily Sullivan - Jan 09, 2024

Pharma trade marks: 2023 EU case law round up

As we enter 2024, we reflect on the lessons we have learned in 2023...

Alex Burns - Nov 28, 2023

Emotional Perception AI v UKIPO: Is this the dawning of a new era for AI-related inventions at the UKIPO?

On 21 November 2023, Mann J handed down his judgment on Emotional..

Jamie Emerick - Nov 15, 2023

EU General Court provides guidance on consumer perception in the pharmaceutical industry

Earlier this year, in March 2023, the European Union’s General Court..

Richard Clegg - Oct 23, 2023

Andy King appointed as Head of Trade Marks and joins the firm’s Management Board

We're pleased to announce that Partner Andy King will be the new Head..

Joanna Smith - Oct 19, 2023

Chambers & Partners 2024 legal guide - Band 1

We are proud to have once again been ranked Band 1 (gold) in ..
Kate O'Rourke - Oct 05, 2023

Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys – your key business ally

In the past few years there has been an upsurge in the number of..

Joanna Smith - Oct 05, 2023

Mewburn Ellis: top tier firm Legal 500 2024

We are extremely proud to once again be ranked tier one for our..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Sep 07, 2023

A badge of green credentials

With consumers increasingly choosing brands that are more..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Sep 01, 2023

Building an international Customs strategy for your pharma brand

Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are a global problem and pose a..

Hojae Lee - Aug 30, 2023

Updates on the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) fee structure, effective 1 August 2023

If you have patents or trade marks in Korea or are considering filing..

Tom Furnival - Aug 10, 2023

UPC as a forum for SEP disputes – Panasonic kick off proceedings

With the UPC opening its doors just over two months’ ago, the IP..

Lesley Gardner - Jul 26, 2023

National Paralegal Awards Finalists 2023

We are extremely proud to announce our finalists in the National..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jul 19, 2023

How to mobilize your IP rights in the fight against counterfeit goods: Customs Application for Action

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery’ is a motto that does..

Thomas Wolter - Jul 06, 2023

Beating the Punch: UPC Protective Letters

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is now operational. As of June 1,..

Sean Jauss - Jul 05, 2023

Litigation in the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

The UPC is a new European patent litigation court. It will provide a..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jul 04, 2023

Protecting yourself against IP scammers

Scamming practices, such as misleading invoices and spoofed phone..

Sean Jauss - Jun 27, 2023

UPC Administrative Committee approves Milan as host of the third Central Division court

The UPC Administrative Committee has announced that Milan will host..

David Fyfield - Jun 19, 2023

IPEC Small Claims moving to Manchester

The Presiding Judge of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jun 08, 2023

Katy Perry v Katie Perry: Use of famous personalities’ names in commerce

Brand owners who build brands under their own name unsurprisingly..

Emily Sullivan - Jun 02, 2023


Trade mark courts worldwide spend a good deal of time deciding what..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - May 25, 2023

Meet The Team: Rebecca Anderson-Smith, Partner, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talk to partner, Rebecca..

Andy King - May 22, 2023

Meet The Team: Andy King, Head of Trade Marks, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talk to partner and Head of..

Andy King - May 15, 2023

Percy Pig ice cream renamed after M&S request

A small family-run ice cream parlour based in Hertfordshire has..

Kate O'Rourke - May 11, 2023

Meet The Team: Kate O'Rourke, Partner, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talk to Chartered Trade..

Joanna Smith - May 05, 2023

Mewburn Ellis shortlisted for two awards at the Managing IP EMEA Awards 2023

We are delighted to have been nominated in two categories by Managing..

Jacqueline Pang - May 04, 2023

Meet The Team: Jacqueline Pang, Partner, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talked to Jacqueline Pang..

Jan Rether - May 02, 2023

Meet The Team: Jan Rether, Partner, Attorney at Law

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talked to Jan Rether,..

Andy King - Apr 28, 2023

Fail to Prepare; Prepare to Fail: a discussion about representation issues at the UK IPO

The UK IPO has recently introduced an important change to the rules..

Joanna Smith - Apr 26, 2023

MIP IP STARS: Top 250 Women in IP 2023

Congratulations to Kate O'Rourke who has been recognised in Managing..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Apr 20, 2023

High Court finds Tesco Clubcard Prices logo infringes Lidl’s trade mark

The High Court of England and Wales yesterday (19 April 2023) held..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Apr 05, 2023

When dragons come to court: why a children book’s author lost a case of copyright infringement against John Lewis

“The dragon is a creature of myth, dating back to ancient times and..

Joe McAlary - Mar 28, 2023

Can parallel importers apply registered trade marks to previously unbranded products?

Towards the back end of last year, the Court of Justice of the..

Emily Sullivan - Mar 24, 2023

Spot the difference: where UK and German laws go astray

Despite the harmonisation of trade mark law in Europe over the past..

Jacqueline Murphy - Mar 07, 2023

Come and join us for a ‘Celebration of all things Singapore’

We are excited to be in Singapore for INTA 2023 and very much hope..

Joanna Smith - Feb 20, 2023

WTR 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2023

We are delighted be ranked silver for prosecution and strategy in WTR..

Andy King - Jan 09, 2023

Form TM7 & TM7A — discrepancies between threatened and actual opponents at the UKIPO

Publication of a UK trade mark application, following examination and..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Dec 02, 2022

Pharma trade marks: 2022 case law round up

As we enter December, and the year draws to a close, many trade mark..

Joe McAlary - Dec 02, 2022

Parallel imports of repackaged pharmaceutical products - clarification from recent CJEU rulings

Recent case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)..

Jacqueline Murphy - Nov 21, 2022

Pharma Trade Marks: Exhaustion and Parallel Trade in the UK - Special Report 2022

We are excited to announce the release of our latest special report ..

Jacqueline Murphy - Oct 25, 2022

Top Tier in Chambers & Partners 2023 legal guide

We are proud to have once again been ranked Band 1 (gold) in ..
Jacqueline Murphy - Oct 14, 2022

Mewburn Ellis: top tier firm Legal 500 2023

We are extremely proud to be ranked tier one for our patent and trade..

Non-Fungible Tokens as legal property?

The world of cryptocurrency is a fast-moving and complex one...

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Aug 25, 2022

Pattern trade marks: cross-stitch your way to trade mark registration success

We live in a world filled with patterns. The natural world reveals to..

Kate O'Rourke - Aug 11, 2022

Consequences of Brexit on trademarks and designs

Just over six years ago, the United Kingdom voted to exit the..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jun 07, 2022

Owning your IP: managing early brand risks for start-ups and SMEs

A start-up or a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) is like a..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - May 26, 2022

Plant-based brands: what does it take to break through?

We investigate what it takes to stand out in an increasingly crowded..

Anna Mudge - May 24, 2022

Recipe for success - intellectual property opportunities in future food

The future of food is big business and it’s only going to get bigger..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - May 16, 2022

Strategy: token efforts

Despite being in circulation since 2014, non‑fungible tokens (NFTs)..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Apr 20, 2022

A crossroad of IP rights: registering artistic works as trade marks

In a dynamically growing artistic world artists are seeking to..

Jacqueline Murphy - Mar 23, 2022

Non-traditional pharmaceutical trade marks - new special report

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest special report..

Jacqueline Murphy - Mar 04, 2022

WTR 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2022

We are delighted be ranked silver for prosecution and strategy in WTR..

Urs Ferber - Mar 02, 2022

IP GUIdance - graphical user interface design rights

While patents protect the technical aspects of products, registered..

Andy King - Mar 02, 2022

COVID pandemic sparks significant increase in domain name disputes

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has recently..

Emily Sullivan - Feb 28, 2022

Protecting film, music and game titles in Germany - 10 key questions answered

Time and again, clients from the media, entertainment and, in..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Feb 24, 2022

Registering personal names as trade marks: steps to consider before naming a fashion brand after yourself

Brands which include personal names – the so-called eponymous brands..

Claire Evans - Jan 27, 2022

Signs of quality – EU and UK geographical indication (GI) logos

A geographical indication (GI) is a form of intellectually property..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jan 27, 2022

AI, IP and SMEs: jurisdictional clues about copyright solutions for start-ups

Our world is passing through an era of explosive technological..

Jacqueline Pang - Jan 26, 2022

The Oatly trade mark and what businesses should know before choosing theirs

Veganuary, the annual challenge which encourages people to try a..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Dec 16, 2021

Fashion trade marks – understanding the basics

Historically, traders have placed symbols on products to indicate..

Claire Evans - Dec 04, 2021

Meet the team: Claire Evans, Associate, Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Claire Evans is a chartered trade mark attorney and associate with..

Joanne Goodchild - Nov 30, 2021

Meet the team: Joanne Goodchild, Senior Associate, Trade Mark Attorney

Joanne Goodchild is a trade mark attorney and senior associate with..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Nov 26, 2021

Warning competitors off your trade mark: how to use ™ and ® symbols

Many of us, if not all, have walked past private land with a sign..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Nov 23, 2021

Meet the team: Karolina Fryzlewicz, Trade Mark Technical Assistant

Karolina Fryzlewicz is currently training to be a trade mark attorney..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Nov 17, 2021

How to avoid a “fashion” faux pas on The Legal Runway

Hilda-Georgina, examines the rulings in Original Beauty Technology &..

Kate O'Rourke - Oct 28, 2021

Brexit trade mark refilings - was 30 September 2021 really the final deadline?

For most EU trade mark owners, 30 September 2021 was the final day to..

Jacqueline Murphy - Oct 22, 2021

Chambers & Partners 2022 Legal Guide - Band 1 Recommended Firm

We are delighted to have once again been ranked Band 1 in Chambers &..

Kate O'Rourke - Oct 14, 2021

Uncharted territory – your IP rights post-Brexit

30 September saw the passing of the final deadline for owners of EU..

Isobel Stone - Oct 01, 2021

‘IP Access’ fund, an extension of the existing UK IPO IP Audits Plus program

In 2021, innovation really has been a hot topic, with the..

Jacqueline Murphy - Sep 30, 2021

Mewburn Ellis: top tier firm Legal 500 2022

Mewburn Ellis is proud to be ranked top tier for our patent and trade..

David Fyfield - Sep 28, 2021

WHOIS the infringer - identifying the registrant of a domain name

Disputes concerning domain names, linked to cybersquatting, fraud,..

John Addiss - Sep 20, 2021

Deadline to protect Registered Community Designs or Hague international designs imminent

Owners of Registered Community Designs (RCDs) or Hague international..

Kate O'Rourke - Sep 14, 2021

Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights X Fashion Industry: Fight fake fashion

Combatting counterfeit goods is a key commercial and strategic..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Sep 10, 2021

Intellectual Property Rights X Fashion Shows: Brand protection on the “legal runway”

In the fashion industry, intellectual property rights such as trade..

Andy King - Aug 23, 2021

The Trademark Registry Exchange - protecting trade marks against Generic Top-Level Domains cybersquatting

The Trademark Registry Exchange (or ‘TREx’) offers domain name owners..

Andy King - Aug 12, 2021

Apply for your Brexit UK trade mark re-filings now to minimise the risk of possible examination delays

Owners of EU trade mark rights that were pending on 31 December 2020..

Jacqueline Murphy - Jul 20, 2021

WTR Global Leaders 2021

Congratulations to our former Head of Trade Marks Kate O'Rourke on..

Andy King - Jul 12, 2021

UEFA v The (European) Super League – intellectual property rights on the legal playing field

On 18 April 2021, the proposal for a new mid-week competition for..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Jul 06, 2021

Non-traditional pharma trade marks: position marks

In this final blog in our non-traditional pharma trade mark series,..

Joe McAlary - Jul 05, 2021

Monkey business: Banksy loses another trade mark registration for bad faith

A recent decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office..

Andy King - Jul 02, 2021

Ambush marketing: playing by the rules at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games

In the year of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games (yes, it is still..

Exhausted by Brexit?

On 7 June 2021, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) launched..

Andy King - Jun 28, 2021

YouGov survey finds that nearly a quarter of businesses have been a victim of cybersquatting

A recent survey conducted by Mewburn Ellis, in conjunction with..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - May 27, 2021

Non-traditional pharma trade marks: sound, motion and multimedia marks

Following on from our previous blog posts examining the role of shape..

Kate O'Rourke - May 26, 2021

Protecting your brand - trade mark or design, or both?

Logos, shape marks, packaging and containers, and distinctive..

Camille Terfve - May 20, 2021

Intellectual property and artificial intelligence in the UK: what might the future hold?

AI is a hot topic for the current UK government. Last year, the UK..

Kate O'Rourke - Apr 23, 2021

Impact of Brexit on pending EU trade mark applications

Trade mark owners should be alert to the deadline of 30th September..

Jacqueline Pang - Apr 23, 2021

What's the beef? Using meat terms to describe meat alternatives

With the ‘future foods’ market set to grow exponentially over the..

Andy King - Apr 21, 2021

Thoughts on UK IPO representation for foreign-owned UK trade mark registrations

Foreign owners of UK trade mark registrations are advised to appoint..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Mar 22, 2021

Pharma brands: what's in a name?

Pinning down a new drug name that will both catch attention and clear..

Andy King - Mar 15, 2021

A perfect score for British Gymnastics at IPEC

The national governing body (NGB) for gymnastics in the UK, British..

Dan Thornton - Feb 23, 2021

IP rights and company performance – a causal connection?

We believe that IP can play an important positive role in commercial..

Joe McAlary - Feb 22, 2021

HALLOUMI v BBQLOUMI – General Court rules that there is no likelihood of confusion

In a long running dispute over the marks “HALLOUMI” and “BBQLOUMI”,..

Maria Hall - Feb 09, 2021

New partner promotions

We are delighted to announce the promotion of two of our senior..

Sean Jauss - Feb 04, 2021

Protecting your intellectual property: top tips for start-ups

It is common currency that intellectual property (IP) is an important..

Andy King - Feb 03, 2021

The principle of replacement in trade marks

The creation, by Brexit, of many thousands of new ‘comparable’ UK..

Sofia Arenal - Feb 03, 2021

Practical considerations for evidence at the UKIPO

Since it is no longer possible to cover the UK by filing a trade mark..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Jan 29, 2021

In(sta)fringement: reporting trade mark infringement on Instagram

Most readers will be familiar with Instagram, a global photo and..

Joe McAlary - Jan 22, 2021

The Zoom boom: Is there a downside?

Forward: features discuss and celebrate the best of innovation and..

Andy King - Jan 01, 2021

Webinar - What does Brexit really mean for trade marks, designs and patents?

The UK formally left the EU at 11pm GMT on 31 December 2020. This..

Kate O'Rourke - Dec 16, 2020

Brexit has happened - what you need to know about the impact on trade marks

Kate O’Rourke sets out the principles for UK and EU trade mark..

Tanis Keirstead - Dec 14, 2020

New appointments signal rapid growth for Mewburn Ellis in Munich

We have continued to demonstrate impressive growth with a series of..

Richard Johnson - Nov 29, 2020

Deep trouble: what can happen when we can’t sleep?

It has perhaps never been harder for us to get our heads down. But..

Edmund Harrison - Nov 24, 2020

Amazon Pharmacy trade mark battle

Amazon’s latest trademark dispute stems from its efforts to launch a..

Kate O'Rourke - Nov 20, 2020

UKIPO confirms new ‘Address for Service’ rules

CITMA is celebrating a major victory on Brexit in the wake of the..

Andy King - Nov 06, 2020

The impact of Brexit on .EU domain names

Internet domain names are crucial commercial assets for many..

Kate O'Rourke - Oct 29, 2020

Impact of Brexit on designs – an update

As of 1st January 2021, Registered Community Designs (RCDs),..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Oct 28, 2020

Naming pharmaceuticals: considerations for choosing, clearing and registering pharmaceutical brand names

There are many different types of names you might see associated with..

Andy King - Oct 26, 2020

Utilising the potential of Amazon Brand Registry to protect and benefit your brand

As representatives for thousands of our client’s EUTM and UK trade..

Jacqueline Murphy - Oct 23, 2020

Chambers & Partners 2020 Legal Guide - Band 1 Recommended Firm

We are pleased to report that Mewburn Ellis has been ranked Band 1 in

Andy King - Oct 22, 2020

Three-dimensional Ferrari trade mark driven to partial cancellation

EUIPO Cancellation Division partially cancels trade mark consisting..

Jacqueline Murphy - Oct 01, 2020

Mewburn Ellis: top tier firm Legal 500 2021

We are delighted to be ranked top tier for our patent practice in the..

Kate O'Rourke - Sep 30, 2020

Renewal of EU trade marks post-Brexit

Owners of EU Trade Marks (EUTMs) which are due to be renewed after..

Edmund Harrison - Sep 18, 2020

Bad Faith at the UK IPO – a review of recent cases

The recent Sky v SkyKick case has put a renewed focus on the issue of..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Sep 18, 2020

Banksy’s ‘Flower Thrower’ trade mark cancelled for bad faith

A recent decision of the European Union Intellectual Property Office..

Kate O'Rourke - Sep 15, 2020

Facing facts: How the rise of face coverings has brought IP risks

Forward: features discuss and celebrate the best of innovation and..

Andy King - Sep 11, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover unable to defend three-dimensional trade mark before the UK High Court

UK High Court (HC) upholds decision of UK IPO to refuse registration..

Kate O'Rourke - Sep 01, 2020

The benefits of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to brands and businesses

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is standard practice for most..

Jacqueline Pang - Aug 28, 2020

Chinese character marks at the EUIPO

As Chinese companies continue to grow and expand overseas, there has..

Emily Sullivan - Aug 10, 2020

Is Sky the limit in the David versus Goliath trade mark battle of the last decade?

Hilda-Georgina Kwafo-Akoto examines the potential implications of Sky..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Aug 05, 2020

Geographical indications: the evolving scope of evocation

Under EU law, protected designations of origin (PDOs) and protected..

Edmund Harrison - Jul 29, 2020

®egistration and/or use of a trade mark – an automatic defence in the UK to trade mark infringement claims?

It is quite a common and perfectly reasonable assumption by some..

Kate O'Rourke - Jul 29, 2020

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court - ongoing success for brand owners

Since 1990 businesses seeking to defend their intellectual property..

Sofia Arenal - Jul 28, 2020

Oreo vs Twins - the biscuit wars

Since 2015, two major biscuit manufacturers, have been doing battle,..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jul 22, 2020

Branding in the TikTok® era

The social media landscape has changed significantly over the last..

Andy King - Jul 16, 2020

Madrid Protocol designations - the growing requirement for domestic representatives

The absence of a requirement to instruct local professional..

Jacqueline Pang - Jun 26, 2020

Industry makeover: how the cosmetics industry has been affected by COVID-19

The cosmetics industry has undergone a major transformation during..

Edmund Harrison - Jun 18, 2020

Life after Skykick: where next for wide specification filings at the UK IPO and EU IPO?

This article examines some of the issues around the concept of use..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Jun 08, 2020

Zombie trade marks: overcoming the pitfalls of resurrecting a brand

Have you ever fondly remembered a brand from your youth and wished..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Jun 05, 2020

Branding in times of crisis: It’s time to make your mark meaningful

David Benady explains why a brand based on solid values is now a..

Joe McAlary - May 11, 2020

Packaging – why a design registration could help protect your look

The food and drink sector is a notoriously crowded and competitive..

Joseph Newcombe - May 07, 2020

InVEntions of WWII

VE day on Friday 8 May 2020 is the 75th anniversary of the end of..

Kate O'Rourke - May 06, 2020

Counterfeit contagion: fraudulent activities spread amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused disruption to manufacturing..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Apr 30, 2020

The power of trade marks: social distancing logos during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

We are all now familiar with the social distancing guidelines set out..

Emily Sullivan - Apr 22, 2020

The CJEU delivers the sweet fragrance of victory to Amazon

On 2 April 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Apr 09, 2020

Why a "COVID-19” trade mark should be rejected

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly forced us all to adapt our..

Maria Hall - Apr 01, 2020

New partner promotion and director appointments

We are delighted to announce five new roles across three of our..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Mar 19, 2020

Parallel imports of pharmaceuticals – A UK trade mark perspective

The UK parallel import licensing scheme lets a medicine authorised in..

Kate O'Rourke - Mar 09, 2020

When the sky is not the limit: Issues facing businesses when expanding services and products

Conflicting views on the legitimacy of filing trademarks with broad..

Sarah Kostiuk-Smith - Mar 06, 2020

Why 'innoversity' is an imperative

Andrea Brewster, lead executive officer at IP Inclusive, writes for..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Mar 05, 2020

Latest in Halloumi trade mark dispute

In July 2014, Bulgarian company M. J. Dairies EOOD filed a European..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Mar 03, 2020

What’s in a name? Enforcing trade mark rights and the own name defence

Clothing and accessories brand Hugo Boss has recently found itself..

Andy King - Feb 20, 2020

Sky v Skykick - status quo remains for trade mark owners


Sky, the TV, broadcasting, media and telecommunications..

Jacqueline Murphy - Feb 17, 2020

World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals 2020

Mewburn Ellis is delighted to once again be ranked in World Trade..

Andy King - Dec 04, 2019

Rubik’s Cube trade mark in puzzling General Court decision

This article was originally published on the CITMA website. View the..

Kate O'Rourke - Dec 02, 2019

The Aboriginal flag dispute in focus: who owns the right to use?

The Australian government is considering whether to compulsorily..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Nov 27, 2019

General Court annuls incorrect interpreted specification of trade mark

We are delighted to report that our client Alliance Pharmaceuticals..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Oct 02, 2019

5 top tips to prevent trade mark ‘genericide’

Most trade mark owners will be aware that their UK or European Union..

Andy King - Aug 12, 2019

USPTO changes rules of representation for overseas trade mark applicants

The US Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has recently changed the..

Andy King - Jul 31, 2019

Cultural (mis)appropriation in trademarks: can (and should) you register culturally sensitive names?

Andy King, Partner and Trademark Attorney at Mewburn Ellis, discusses..

Dydra Donath - Jul 24, 2019

New European spirit drinks regulation EU 2019/787

Dydra Donath breaks down the new regulation the EU has placed on..

Kate O'Rourke - Jun 21, 2019

Three-stripes and you’re out: Adidas lose trade mark battle

Adidas’ famed three-stripe logo has been deemed as lacking..

Dydra Donath - May 20, 2019

Glen Buchenbach - Scotch whisky?

Originally published in The Trademark Lawyer, Dydra Donath discusses..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Apr 03, 2019

Babybel trade mark blow

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has dealt a blow to the..

Robert Watson - Mar 21, 2019

Numbering system for re-registered design rights and comparable trade marks

The UK enacted the EU Withdrawal Act 2018 which provides the basis..

Maria Hall - Mar 11, 2019

Former CITMA President Kate O’Rourke to head our European trade mark services

We are delighted to announce that Kate O’Rourke will join the firm on..

Jacqueline Murphy - Feb 04, 2019

WTR 1000 2019 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals

We are delighted to have been named as a recommended firm in the..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Dec 06, 2018

Significant blow to Cadbury in purple trade mark battle

Cadbury has been dealt a blow by the Court of Appeal in its battle to..

Jacqueline Pang - Jul 20, 2018

Roger Federer in trade mark dispute with Nike

Roger Federer recently left Nike and signed a deal with Uniqlo..

Anna Mudge - Apr 20, 2018

Celebrating women working in IP in the North West

On Thursday 19 April, we were proud hosts of an American Intellectual..