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  • Kluwer Trademark Blog – No let-up for SULETS as ‘use in a locality’ defence fails
    In a post on the Kluwer Trademark Blog, Stobbs comments on when the s.11(3) 'use in a locality' defence may not apply - particularly when the earlier use has been national, not local.   The full article can be found 
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    Stobbs’ success recognised in the World Trademark Review and Legal 500
    At Stobbs we like to be different. We believe in it and our clients believe it. It drives the ethos of the firm and it’s why we try and find success with new ideas, such as the recent Stobbs brand films (which you can find in full on our
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    You can bet on it – BET365 found to have acquired distinctiveness by the General Court
    Following a long-running legal battle, the General Court of the European Union (‘General Court’) found that the mark ‘BET 365’ has acquired distinctive character through use, at least in relation to betting and gambling services in class 41. Bet365 Group filed an application for ‘BET...
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    Kluwer Trademark Blog – Entering the post-Brexit domain
    In a post on the Kluwer Trademark Blog, Stobbs comments on the prospects for UK owners of .eu domains post-Brexit.   The full article can be found here
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