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Proposed UK competition law reforms – ‘he ain’t heavy, he’s my micro-economic sibling’

In what could herald the most significant changes to the UK competition regime in 25 years, the UK Government has announced a series of proposed reforms to UK competition law...

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Advocate General says Article 17 DSM-Directive is in line with EU fundamental rights
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After a postponement of several months, Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe has now given his Opinion in the Polish annulment proceedings regarding Art. 17 EU Copyright in the Digital ...

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Sky v SkyKick: Sky gets its kicks as UK Court of Appeal finds broad trade mark specifications are not grounds for invalidity

The UK Court of Appeal has today given judgment in the long-running trade mark dispute between Sky and SkyKick, in one of the most important and keenly awaited trade mark decisions of the...

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Getting The Deal Through: Automotive 2021

For the fifth time, we have collaborated with Lexology to publish Getting the Deal Through: Automotive, our market overview of key issues in the automotive industry covering 19 countries....

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‘Sending out an SMS’ – UK proposes powers for regulating digital markets

The UK Government is consulting on proposed powers for the recently launched Digital Markets Unit. This is a significant juncture in the reconfiguration of the post-Brexit regulatory...

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Colin’s reminder to UK brand owners: register your get-up!
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The caterpillar battle that has been attracting a lot of attention in the UK will be on the most-watched list for intellectual property lawyers, given the previous difficulties brand owners ...

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Color codes need to be learned - SIENNA not descriptive for tobacco products according to GC
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According to the GC, color designations are not descriptive if the designation - in this case SIENNA - is not commonly used in the relevant industry and the public is therefore not aware of ...

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Essentially derived varieties: critical concept for protecting plant varieties or chilling effect on innovation?
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The advent of genome editing techniques in recent years is transforming plant breeding by substantially reducing the cost and development time of producing new plant varieties. The...

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France: Directive (EU) 2019/789 of 17 April 2019 on SatCab is transposed into French law.

On 23 June 2021, the French Government issued a Statutory Instrument implementing Directive (EU) 2019/789 that complements the rules set out in the 1993 Satellite and Cable...

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