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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on November 18, 2020 / Posted in Trade Marks
    There are also a number of non-essential requirements for filing a trade mark application that need to be considered.
    As explored in Part 1 of this 2 Part article we looked at the essential requirements for filing a trade mark. There are also a number of non-essential requirements for filing a trade mark application that need to be considered. 1-     Use or bona fide intention to use As noted in section 32(3)- every application needs to be filed in good faith and the registered owner has a bona fide intention to use the Mark within the relevant goods and services. To file against this [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on November 09, 2020 / Posted in News
    As the end of the Brexit transition period edges ever closer, new guidance has just been released by the IPO, in relation to intellectual property rights post 31 December 2020.
    As the end of the Brexit transition period edges ever closer, new guidance has just been released by the IPO, in relation to intellectual property rights post 31 December 2020. The document ensures to protect EU intellectual property rights, in the UK, after Brexit. It sets out detailed information regarding all types of intellectual property which will operate differently from 1 st January 2021.   In regard to trade marks, the document reads that comparable UK trade mark rights for all [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on November 09, 2020 / Posted in News
    Jaden Smith’s shoe collaboration with New Balance was on its road to success, however that was put on pause after it received allegations of trade mark infringement from the Authentic Brand Group LLC (ABG).
    Jaden Smith’s shoe collaboration with New Balance was on its road to success, however that was put on pause after it received allegations of trade mark infringement from the Authentic Brand Group LLC (ABG). The complaint was filed this week, with claims that that the collaboration appears to be misleading consumers that it holds connections to ABG’s Vision Streetwear brand.   As the trainer carries the name Vision Racer, ABG have argued that they have secured the [...]
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