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China: Draft Amendments to Trademark Law foreshadow potential major changes

On 13 January 2023, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) published draft amendments to the PRC Trademark Law for public comment. This Draft marks...


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...


Domain Name News: January 2023

This is the January edition of Anchovy News. Here you will find articles concerning ICANN, the domain name industry and the recuperation of domain names across the globe. In this issue we...


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...


Trademark infringement through NFTs - Intellectual property enforcement in the virtual world.

The use of NFTs ("Non-fungible Tokens") can constitute a trademark infringement. This was recently decided by the IP Chamber of the Court of Rome (Tribunale di Roma, decision of...


Hong Kong Copyright (Amendment) Ordinance – updating the copyright regime

Hong Kong Copyright (Amendment) Ordinance was gazetted on 16 December 2022 and introduces important updates to the copyright regime in Hong Kong.

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Sports beyond football: The esports and video games resolution of the EU Parliament
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While global news had football on their daily agenda, the European Parliament has been planning further ahead. Last month, it published a resolution on esports and video games, appreciating ...

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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...


Trademark Insight - December 2022

Trademark Insight. With this format, we will be informing you at regular intervals about current trademark law decisions of German courts, the EUIPO and the European Union Courts. Each...

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