MINI obstructs MINICARGO – World Trademark Review

(This article was written for the World Trademark Review. The original article was published on April 11, 2016.) In LG Developpement v

Surnames as Trade Marks under the EUTM Regulation 

At FRKelly, we often receive inquiries from US clients as to whether surnames can be registered as EUTMs (formerly CTMs).

Why you should trade mark your Blog / Vlog name

The concept of blogging as a business is a recently new phenomenon. Similarly, the concept of video blogging (vlogging) has

Changes to Registered Design Fees at the UKIPO

Following a consultation, the UKIPO have decided to change the fees for filing and renewing UK Registered Designs. There will

The Importance of Design Rights

At the recent Intellectual Property Law Conference, our own David Brophy discussed the importance of design rights within the wider landscape of intellectual