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Breaking with Tradition: Japan opens the gates to new types of Trade Mark

From the first of April 2015, it has been possible to file applications for registration for five new types of trade mar...

10 June 2015 | Read More

An expensive lesson in licensing – when exclusively performing an act does not make you an exclusive licensee

It’s generally well understood that in a number of jurisdictions an exclusive licensee can initiate infringement proce...

10 June 2015 | Read More

Passing off in the UK, Australia and New Zealand: A divergence in criteria

On 13 May 2015, the UK Supreme Court [1] affirmed the traditional requirements for the tort of passing off.  The Court ...

29 May 2015 | Read More

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