Articles Archive

Advertising campaigns – what British Airways should have done before taking off with their billboard campaign September 28, 2017

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Lululemon sues Under Armour – what would be the UK approach? July 26, 2017

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Shape trade marks: Are they shaping up? July 4, 2017

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Can a domain name combined with third-party adverts result in a successful trade mark infringement claim? June 13, 2017

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Protecting product get-up via passing off: an IPEC update June 9, 2017

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Brexit - what does it mean for the protection of IP rights in the UK? May 16, 2017

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Overturning a trade mark decision April 18, 2017

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What will the impact be on IP in a post-Brexit world? April 7, 2017

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Simon Bennett quoted on IP and the Autumn statement in The World Intellectual Property Review November 25, 2016

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Simon Bennett discusses fashion law in The Guardian August 3, 2016

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UK approves blocking injunctions against ISPs to stop counterfeit TM goods July 8, 2016

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A singular problem with EU trade marks July 31, 2015

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Licensing up your brand July 29, 2015

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Time to check out for Louis Vuitton? May 1, 2015

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FW Partner Steve Sidkin quoted in Drapers discussing M&S supplier winning copyright battle December 30, 2014

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FW Partner Simon Bennett quoted in Drapers discussing Superdry winning a copyright case against Animal December 30, 2014

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Latest law change is still at the design stage January 31, 2014

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Copyright registration: the key to brand protection in China January 9, 2014

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Court reiterates that copyright does not protect functionality of software January 3, 2014

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FW partner quoted in Drapers in regard to Asos vs Assos name battle October 4, 2013

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When a copyright licence is not enough: Rihanna wins High Court victory over Topshop August 8, 2013

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The shape of things to come - the growth of exotic trademarks June 17, 2013

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Rihanna v. Topshop – When celebrities clash with the high street May 22, 2013

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Online Retailing Q&A – Ownership Of Websites And Other Issues April 23, 2013

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Retail space: The new frontier in brand identity following Apple’s successful trade mark? April 22, 2013

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Intellectual Property Rights – Protecting new ideas March 27, 2013

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Purple Reign? Cadbury Sees Off Nestle Challenge to UK Trade Mark for Colour Purple March 11, 2013

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Simon Bennett & Sarah Redmond explain how when it comes to OHIM invalidating a Community trademark, sometimes it’s a gamble November 28, 2012

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An unjustified allegation of infringement of certain intellectual property rights, can result in the pursuer becoming the pursued. November 26, 2012

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Amex implements BCRs to allow transfer of personal data November 21, 2012

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Subject Access Requests – When Can An Employer Disregard An Onerous Request For Information By An Employee? November 19, 2012

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Location, Location, Location - The importance of strategy when dealing with European intellectual property rights November 19, 2012

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Registration of design rights. Considerations when building an intellectual property portfolio October 17, 2012

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10 top tips when choosing a new fashion brand name and obtaining trade mark protection September 18, 2012

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Link-ups not stitch ups September 12, 2012

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Resting on its laurels? Fred Perry reaches settlement with Top Shop over use of logo September 6, 2012

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Domain names – top ten legal tips August 6, 2012

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Tips on transferring PCC cases June 20, 2012

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Tesco uses fashion student’s image on girl’s sweater without permission March 29, 2012

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DotWhatYouWant Is Here - The Implications Of New Generic Top-Level Domains February 24, 2012

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Who owns Twitter followers? October 18, 2011

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European Court of Justice ruling in INTERFLORA v M&S keyword case October 18, 2011

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Nigel Miller answers the FT question on employees and their twitter accounts October 17, 2011

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INTERFLORA v M&S keyword case - decision in EU Court September 28, 2011

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George Lucas defeat over Stormtrooper helmet design replicas creates ability to enforce US copyrights in the UK September 7, 2011

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Money saving expert succeeds at summary judgment September 6, 2011

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Act now to make sure your brand does not go xxx September 1, 2011

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George Lucas defeated over Star Wars stormtrooper replicas July 28, 2011

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DupliKate dresses July 21, 2011

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L’Oreal v eBay: a win for brand owners – eBay can be liable for fake goods sold through its website if it plays an ‘active’ role in promoting them July 19, 2011

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Replicas of Kate Middletons wedding dress July 15, 2011

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Online marketplace operators liable for trade mark abuse July 15, 2011

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ASA clamping down on what retailers are claiming products do July 6, 2011

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Interflora v M&S June 8, 2011

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Interflora v M&S May 24, 2011

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Victory for Vivienne Westwood in the Courts April 15, 2011

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The success to building a market and retaining control over a brand April 15, 2011

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What is the difference between Prada and Jack Wills? April 15, 2011

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The Height of Confusion: Christian Louboutin v YSL trademark infringement April 15, 2011

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Google AdWords: Interflora vs M&S ruling March 29, 2011

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The great ICANN expansion: An overview of recent developments in domain names March 1, 2011

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Intellectual Property clauses: A must for employment contracts January 31, 2011

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Key Words: Top at Any Cost November 21, 2010

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The Digital Economy Act: Does it Compute? September 17, 2010

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FW Partner Simon Bennett quoted on the Memorandum of Understanding the UK has signed with China September 9, 2010

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Battle of the red-soled shoes August 10, 2010

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Someone has copied my designs. What should I do? August 3, 2010

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Partner Simon Bennett appeared in the Financial Times June 7, 2010

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Breach of NDA – what are the remedies? May 6, 2010

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Negotiating a contract April 7, 2010

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Google wins keyword advertising case March 23, 2010

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Are You Managing Your IP Rights Effectively? November 3, 2009

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L’Oreal v eBay July 16, 2009

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Who owns your contacts? July 2, 2009

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Who owns your domain names? July 1, 2009

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Employee compensation for creating IPR June 29, 2009

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Good news for software owners seeking patent protection May 12, 2009

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The Pirate Bay – winning the battle but not the war? April 29, 2009

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Who owns the fruits of your collaboration? February 23, 2009

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Nominet domain name dispute resolution procedure November 14, 2008

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Work for Hire March 20, 2006

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Has your trademark been Googled? February 2, 2004

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