Scope of CTM Specifications under the EU Trade Mark Reforms

Following the widely reported CJEU decision in the IP Translator case (Case C-307/10), trade mark applicants must identify the goods and services with ‘sufficient clarity and precision’ such that it is possible, on that sole basis, to determine the scope of protection. 


How would your company treat Lili Elbe (the Danish Girl)? - Protection and support for transgender staff

With the Danish Girl receiving plaudits, Caitlyn Jenner (American television personality and retired Olympian) attracting significant media attention, the public transition of Kellie Maloney (the boxing promoter) hitting the headlines and a top private school announcing that it is changing its traditional uniform to allow transgender pupils to be themselves, the public focus on the issues faced by transgender people has gradually increased


FOBT revenues set to fall in wake of “£50 Journey” implementation

Last week the Department for Culture, Media & Sport published a report setting out the impacts of last year’s changes to Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT) regulation. The report shows that the new regulations have dramatically reduced the amount of stakes being placed over £50 on FOBTs.

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