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Lidl v Tesco: UK supermarkets clash over bad faith

In the latest instalment of trade mark litigation between UK supermarket competitors Lidl and Tesco, the Court of Appeal has reversed a High Court decision that had struck out Tesco's...


UK Trade Marks, Copyright and Designs - Outlook for 2023

As we start the new year, we take a look back at some of the most significant legal developments and caselaw of 2022 in UK trade mark, copyright and designs law and highlight the changes...

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On the look-out for lookalikes

We’ve seen a number of lookalike product cases in the UK courts this year, with several heading for trial in 2023. We wanted to take this opportunity to walk you through some of the...


UK - Retained EU Law Bill and intellectual property

The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022-2023 was introduced on 22 September 2022, with the aim of repealing, amending or revoking certain EU law that was retained on Brexit,...


Getting the Deal Through – Luxury and Fashion 2022

Hogan Lovells and Lexology have partnered to publish the third edition of Getting the Deal Through--Luxury & Fashion, which is now available online. The reference guide...


Artificial intelligence and intellectual property: UK Government responds to UK IPO consultation

Following its first consultation on artificial intelligence and intellectual property in 2020, the UK Intellectual Property Office launched a second consultation in October 2021. This...

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UK government publishes plans to overhaul broadcasting regulatory landscape to protect PSBs
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Today, the UK government has published a White Paper setting out its vision for the future of the UK broadcasting industry. The White Paper includes plans to make significant changes to the ...


Finally some clarity? CJEU declares Art. 17 DSM-Directive to be in line with fundamental rights

Is Art. 17 DSM Directive compatible with EU fundamental rights? Today, the CJEU has given the answer, in one of the most awaited rulings of the year: yes – because of the...


UK IPO call for views on designs framework post-Brexit

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is currently running a ‘call for views’ on the UK designs framework post-Brexit. The consultation closes at 11.45pm on 25 March 2022....

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