Tips for Protecting Your Brand

Protecting your brand with trade marks can provide sustainable competitive advantage in business as well as increasing brand identification throughout

The plain facts – the challenges posed by the introduction of plain packaging

(This article was written for Shelf Life. The original article was published on September 3, 2015 and can be viewed here.)

There’s Nothing “Splendid” about this Mark

  In order for a mark to be registered as a Community Trade Mark (“CTM”) it must be inherently distinctive.

Passing Off – The Starbucks (HK) Ltd v Sky U.K. Ltd story

 The United Kingdom Supreme Court has issued an important decision on unregistered trade mark rights in circumstances where a company