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The latest news and cutting edge commentary from across the group

October 2016
October 2016

Retail Week General Counsel

Antony Gold will be speaking at Retail Week General Counsel on controlling brand personality on social media

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September 2016
September 2016

IP in Retail 2016

HGF’s fourth “IP in Retail” conference looks at intellectual property issues affecting retailers in 2016 with an orientation towards international expansion.

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July 2016
July 2016

Retail brand protection – another string to the bow

A recent decision of the CJEU (Tommy Hilfiger Licensing LLC and Others v Delta Center a.s. C-494/15 ) has helped widen the options for many retailers seeking to curb brand infringements.

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July 2016

Streamlining Examination at the EPO

Following on from the recent streamlining of opposition procedures which comes into effect for oppositions on which a Summons to attend Oral Proceedings hasn't issued today, the EPO is considering streamlining examination proceedings.

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July 2016

Brexit & your trade marks

You will no doubt have received many updates from IP law firms discussing the potentially new landscape for IP rights in the UK and EU in the longer term. Some are long, some short, some academic, but maybe not all practical.

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