The UK’s Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal made by the makers of the children's ride-on “Trunki” suitcase UKSC 2014/0147.
IP in Retail Conference 2018 - HGF's sixth annual conference will be held in Leeds on Wednesday 10th October and London Thursday 18th October.
CITMA Webinar 'UK and EU IPO procedure – legally harmonised yet procedurally different'
Reducing the time it takes to get new fashion lines to customers is key to maintaining a commercial advantage. The traditional 6-month lead time on new stock is now often closer to 3 months. Some brands such as Public Desire have told how they have sourced materials, produced and promoted footwear in a 6-week timeframe in order to be on people’s feet first. Such “fast fashion” is characterised by very rapid production cycles, low cost and is often inspired by the catwalks or celebrities.
Alongside all the excitement in the run-up to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), data protection was also in the news following revelations around Cambridge Analytica’s harvesting of Facebook user’s Personal Data and the impact on elections.
The EU Copyright Directive is intended to bring rules around content in line with the digital age. The proposed new rules have ignited a battle between the likes of Google, Facebook and YouTube and owners/creators of content. Article 11 and Article 13 are the two most controversial parts of the Directive.