Opinion
Our latest views, comments and analysis on all things intangible.
Adidas vs. Puma: the sibling rivalry and trade mark disputes
January 24, 2024
Adidas vs. Puma: the sibling rivalry and trade mark disputes
Fashion Trademarks Disputes
Vans and Walmart take a big step and reach settlement over lookalike shoes
December 18, 2023
Vans and Walmart take a big step and reach settlement over lookalike shoes
Fashion Trademarks Look-a-likes Disputes
Finding the right size- Measuring the prominence of fashion brands online
November 28, 2023
Finding the right size- Measuring the prominence of fashion brands online
Online Brand Enforcement Fashion Domains
Watch this space - revocation actions and an appeal in the Samsung v Swatch Watch Face App trade mark fight means time is not yet up
November 21, 2023
Watch this space - revocation actions and an appeal in the Samsung v Swatch Watch Face App trade mark fight means time is not yet up
Fashion Trademarks Disputes
Stay On The Mark: the revocation of CS Jeans' trade mark shows the importance of consistency between trade mark registration and subsequent use
November 7, 2023
Stay On The Mark: the revocation of CS Jeans' trade mark shows the importance of consistency between trade mark registration and subsequent use
Fashion Trademarks
Asics – score draw in swirl logo disputes
October 19, 2023
Asics – score draw in swirl logo disputes
Fashion Trademarks Disputes
A shapely debate – Iconix v Dream Pairs
September 5, 2023
A shapely debate – Iconix v Dream Pairs
Fashion Trademarks Disputes
For All The Marbles- a lack of evidence leads to Kai Collective's unsuccessful design registration invalidation action
August 25, 2023
For All The Marbles- a lack of evidence leads to Kai Collective's unsuccessful design registration invalidation action
Fashion Designs & Copyright Arts & Entertainment Disputes
The emperor's new design: a recent UK unregistered design right infringement case by KF Global Brands sets out the requirements for a successful claim
August 14, 2023
The emperor's new design: a recent UK unregistered design right infringement case by KF Global Brands sets out the requirements for a successful claim
Fashion Designs & Copyright Disputes
Influencing the influencers: CMA and CAP issue new guidance on the use of influencers
May 16, 2023
Influencing the influencers: CMA and CAP issue new guidance on the use of influencers
Fashion Advertising Celebrity
Checkmate: General Court rejects Louis Vuitton’s claim of acquired distinctiveness in its chequerboard pattern
March 17, 2023
Checkmate: General Court rejects Louis Vuitton’s claim of acquired distinctiveness in its chequerboard pattern
Fashion Trademarks Disputes
Direct liability of online hybrid marketplaces: the shoe is now on the other foot
February 14, 2023
Direct liability of online hybrid marketplaces: the shoe is now on the other foot
Fashion Trademarks Advertising
Kluwer Trade Mark Blog- L’Oréal is triumphant in the battle of the ‘K’ trade marks
January 25, 2023
Kluwer Trade Mark Blog- L’Oréal is triumphant in the battle of the ‘K’ trade marks
Fashion Trademarks Disputes Beauty
Big-Brand Fashion overthrown by ‘House of’ Passion
November 8, 2022
Big-Brand Fashion overthrown by ‘House of’ Passion
Fashion Trademarks Disputes