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Chocolate giant loses fight against Cadbury

After months of deliberating the Court of Appeal this week refused Nestlé’s attempt to trade mark the shape of its four-fingered KitKat bar, upholding the High Court’s prior ruling The 16,000… read more…

Mathys & Squire strengthens its senior team

We are delighted to announce that a number of attorneys and partners have been promoted The nine attorney promotion round includes four women representing 4444% of the total made up Amongst the… read more…

Insider Survey – Trade Marks and Branding

As a business the value you place on your reputation is immense – but are you doing all you can to safeguard your good name and great ideas We’ve teamed up with The Insider magazine in… read more…

Trade marks and branding in China

China is one of the leading global manufacturing hubs and the fastest growing consumer market in the world As an operating base, manufacturing for export to other Asian economies, and as a consumer… read more…

What to expect from the new UK unjustified threats regime

On 27 April 2017, the long-awaited Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 received Royal Assent The Act follows the Law Commission’s recommendations to reform the regime relating to… read more…

‘Well-known’ trade marks can now be registered in India

On 6th March 2017 the Indian government introduced new rules governing trade mark registrations One of the most interesting developments is the ability to now apply to protect a ‘well-known… read more…

The Value of IP to UK Manufacturing

Successful IP strategy is built on awareness of innovation and astute commercial focus It is simple, but it does not happen by accident In this Brexit year, our recommendation to MTA members is this:… read more…

Unwired Planet v Huawei [2017] EWHC 711- UK High Court hands down landmark decision concerning FRAND licensing for patents essential to ETSI standards

On 5 April 2017, the UK High Court handed down a much anticipated judgment in the Unwired Planet v Huawei FRAND proceedings The full judgment is not available, as it contains information that is… read more…

Further delays likely for start date of the UPC

It has been 40 years in the making and it was widely considered that the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA), which builds on the success of the established European Patent Organisation and aims to… read more…

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