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Buttoning down distinctive character of a trademark: the BALMAIN EUTM decisions
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The General Court confirms that, although the EUTM Regulation does not distinguish between different categories of trade marks, 3D marks and figurative marks consisting in the shape of...

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COVID-19 IP update: Intellectual Property Office developments

The Hogan Lovells IP & Media Technology team remains fully operative and working remotely to support clients and to continue to provide high-quality services to them. The team has...

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COVID-19 IP update: Intellectual Property Office developments

The Hogan Lovells IP & Media Technology team remains fully operative and working remotely to support clients and to continue to provide high-quality services to them. The team has...

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COVID-19 IP update: Italy and the EUIPO

The Italian Patent and Trademark Office issued a Decree providing for a stay of all official deadlines falling within 9 March and 3 April 2020. Many of the officers of the Italian Patent...

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Cannabis trademark dreams go up in smoke
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In a recent decision the General Court (GC) confirmed that an EU trademark application containing the word CANNABIS is against public policy or accepted principles of morality and therefore ...

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Seven IPMT partners shortlisted in “Women in Business Law"

We are delighted to announce that seven IPMT partners were featured in this year’s Expert Guides: Women in Business Law.

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EU Trademark seniority claims: Saving costs by driving value
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By any standard, EU Trademarks (EUTMs) are excellent value costing around € 850 to register in one class (plus 50 € for the second class and 150€ for each additional class)...

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CJEU Draws the (Dotted) Line on Subject Matter in Figurative/Position Marks

The Court of Justice (CJEU) upholds the General Court (GC) finding that for a figurative mark featuring elements represented using dotted lines (in essence, a position mark), these elements ...

Awards and Rankings

MIP: Top 250 Women in IP 2019/20

Arlene Chow, Zhen (Katie) Feng, Imogen Fowler, Natalia Gulyaeva, and Julia Anne Matheson have been included in Managing Intellectual Property's Top 250 Women in IP list for 2019/20.

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