In some fields – such as chemistry, biology and physics – results are not totally predictable. However, it can be…Read More
Category: Case Law
The verdict is in: it’s a yes from the FDA for the controversial Alzheimer’s drug, after a tricky year for Biogen
The pharmaceutical industry has eagerly awaited the decision from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the first new…Read More
Peloton: a cycle of IP litigation?
Background Peloton, one of the world’s leading indoor exercise bike manufacturers, has found itself in what appears to be a…Read More
Latest Halloumi decision: the strength of inherent distinctiveness and PDO protection
Just a decade ago, Cypriot halloumi cheese was considered a niche food, but since then its popularity has soared throughout…Read More
Can an AI be an inventor?
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) machines become ever more capable, the way in which they are treated by existing law is…Read More
Lewis Hamilton crashes out of the EUIPO
Lewis Hamilton has had a very successful 2020, recently matching Michael Schumacher’s tally of seven Formula 1 World Championships, making…Read More
VW set for a bumpy ride as JLR alleges off-road technology patent infringement
In November 2020, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission, alleging that a number…Read More
Rockstuds and Red Soles
Italian fashion house, Valentino, soared to new heights of success following the launch of its Rockstud accessories in 2010. Valentino’s…Read More
Merck-y waters? Court rules US online retailer without sales in the UK still infringes trade mark
Background In the recent case Merck v Merck the High Court considered issues remitted by the Court of Appeal in…Read More
Daimler not playing FRAND: Nokia successfully argues licence requirements not met
Last year, we published an article on the role of Standards Essential Patents (SEPs) in the automotive industry. As discussed…Read More
Another positive step forward for brand owners seeking to enforce their rights in China
Background The Chinese Supreme People’s Court has issued a decision which brings to an end a four year long battle…Read More
Can copyright law help Brompton ride out an IP storm?
Two bicycle companies, Brompton Bicycle Limited and Get2Get, are in dispute at the Belgian Tribunal de l’entreprise de Liège over…Read More