242 articles over 49 pages
01 August 2012
Two companies have been using the “Budweiser” brand in the UK for decades. Liane Bylett in our Commercial Disputes Team looks at the latest battle over the “Budweiser” trademark concerning the issue of honest concurrent use.
31 July 2012
If you want to take advantage of the benefits of claiming in the Patents County Court, claimants need to conduct the litigation in an appropriate manner, as demonstrated by the case of Comic Enterprises Ltd v Twentieth Century Fox which concerned Glee trademarks. Liane Bylett in our Commercial Disputes team considers the importance of this decision.
30 July 2012
The High Court has ruled that the musical activities of the “Lady Goo Goo” character constituted an infringement of the Lady Gaga trademark, by applying the ECJ decision in Interflora v Marks & Spencer. This decision will provide comfort to trademark owners who believe that their brand is being imitated.
26 July 2012
Rawlison Butler LLP has advised Bartleet Enterprises Limited on the acquisition of Chesham Holdings Limited.
13 July 2012
Rawlison Butler LLP is pleased to announce that Jonathan Crook has joined their Commercial Property Team in Crawley. Jonathan joins from Macfarlanes LLP in London and brings additional senior level expertise to the 12-strong Property Team at the Sussex regional law firm.