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  • Kluwer Trademark Blog – Brexit: Assurances on preservation of rights
    In a post on the Kluwer Trademark Blog, Stobbs comments on the recent assurances from the UK government about the continued protection of EUTM and RCD rights post-Brexit. Whilst the assurances are to be welcomed, there is still a long way to go before the details are worked out.   The ...
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    KIT KAT Woe, Two in a Row
    The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has indicated that Nestlé should not own an EU trade mark registration for its four-finger bar (KIT KAT). Previous blog posts on the KIT KAT saga can be found here...
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    Stobbs contributes to EUIPO Quality Assurance Panel
    Earlier in July, Stobbs continued its participation, on behalf of CITMA, in the EUIPO
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    Parallel Imports – Do I have a Legitimate Reason to Object?
    Parallel imports – genuine branded products put on the market by a rights holder in one territory and subsequently imported into a different territory by a third party without the rights holder’s consent - can offer consumers the opportunity to purchase authentic quality products at lower pri...
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    UKIPO publishes its response to consultation on implementing the new EUTM Directive
    The UK government has now published (here) its response to its consultation and
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