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  • India and Mexico join the Madrid system
    The Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks continues to expand.
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    Signs of the times
    In this regular update on Nominet domain dispute decisions for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks three cases that reflect the current economic climate in the UK.
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    Off the scale?
    In this case report for the ITMA Review Claire Sugden looks at the recent Appointed Person decision that reviewed the practice on cost awards at the UK Registry and when they can go beyond published scale.
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    “Change” to UK opposition deadline
    The way the UK trademark opposition period deadline is calculated changes as of 31 March
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    Clearinghouse
    Launch of a unique service to help put rights holders in a better position to protect their brands in the domain space
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    Stobbs appointed by Tesco
    We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the contract to handle the worldwide trade mark portfolio of Tesco Stores Limited. Tesco is an iconic British business and a mighty brand, and we are proud to be associated with it.
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    Everyday words raise questions
    This article for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller considers the Appointed Person decision regarding the registrability in the UK of the marks THE BASICS and THE WORKS in respect of telecommunications services amongst others.
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    How to protect brands in a new country
    In this article for Intellectual Property Magazine, Désirée Fields sets out a step-by-step guide for achieving effective brand protection on a global scale.
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    Fair use or abuse
    In this regular update on Nominet domain dispute decisions for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at recent decisions that show how the balance is being struck on free speech.
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    Party supplier has cause to celebrate
    In this article for the ITMA Review, Chris Hawkes considers the recent Nominet decision that reiterates the need to address all matters raised by the opposing side in DRS proceedings, and ensure that any evidence of confusion is considered.
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