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Marques 2018: French senator discusses 5 branding challenges

EU, France19-09-2018

Richard Yung, a senator representing French citizens outside of France, outlined five major challenges that brands face today, as he kicked off the 2018 Marques Annual Conference in Paris.

FisherBroyles adds IP partners in Florida and Massachusetts

US19-09-2018Movers & Shakers

FisherBroyles has bolstered its IP offering with the addition of partners Charles Geitner, in Naples, Florida, and Scott Nathan, in Boston, Massachusetts.

Volkswagen comes unstuck at EU General Court


Car maker Volkswagen has failed to convince the EU General Court that a trademark applied for by a Finnish company should be rejected.

UKIPO brings bad news for Which? in TM opposition

UK18-09-2018Trademarks News

UK-based consumers’ association Which? has been unsuccessful in opposing a trademark application made by a restaurant advice company.

Mixed bag for Lidl in two TM cases


Budget retailer Lidl received mixed news at the European Union Intellectual Property Office last week after it backed the company’s attempt to revoke a trademark, but only partly dismissed an opposition to Lidl’s own mark.

CIPA urges UK to stay in EUIPO post-Brexit

EU, UK18-09-2018

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys yesterday implored UK Prime Minister Theresa May to include the UK’s continued participation in the EU’s trademarks and designs system post-Brexit in ongoing negotiations.

Dennemeyer adds managing directors for France and Asia-Pacific

France18-09-2018Movers & Shakers

Dennemeyer has appointed Guillaume Ouvrieu to oversee the company’s activities in France, while Dallas Wilkinson has taken the reigns in Asia Pacific (APAC).

Nestlé takes on competitor over Hot Pockets TM

US17-09-2018Trademarks News

Switzerland-based Nestlé has filed a complaint against a competitor for allegedly infringing its ‘Hot Pockets’ and ‘Lean Pockets’ trademarks.

Nivea stamps out cigarette trademark at UKIPO

UK17-09-2018Trademarks News

Beiersdorf, the parent company of skincare range Nivea, has successfully opposed a trademark application for products relating to smoking.

Lawyers react to second round of Brexit ‘no deal’ guidance

EU, UK14-09-2018Copyright News, Patent News, Trademarks News

The UK government released another series of papers providing guidance on a “no deal” Brexit yesterday. WIPR spoke to IP lawyers to find out more.

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