Own-it - Intellectual Property Advice for the Creative Sector
Last updated on 30th July 2014
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Comic Enterprises Limited ('CE') runs a number of entertainment venues called "The Glee Club" across the United Kingdom, hosting mainly stand-up comedy and live music. In 1999, CE registered a series of... read more
Published: 02.06.14 at 15:54
Jack Wills Limited v. House of Fraser (Stores) Limited  EWHC 110 (Ch): Facts of the case This case concerns a trade mark dispute over two anthropomorphic bird logos, one a pheasant sporting a top... read more
Published: 16.05.14 at 17:20
The High Court has held that Amazon has infringed Lush's trade mark with its practices relating to online searches. It used the word 'Lush' as a Google AdWord returning search results incorporating the... read more
Published: 16.05.14 at 16:35