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  • A gem of a result for foreign licensor held to have goodwill in UK
    In this article for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller reviews a recent Appointed Person decision on an application for invalidity.
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    Red light for Chroma CTM application on appeal
    In this article for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller reviews the General Court's rejection of the mark CHROMA as a CTM which considered the proper assessment of ‘descriptiveness’ and in particular whether a sign that is the Greek word for colour describes a ‘characteristic’ of bathroom ceram...
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    Out of time renewal due to failure of representatives
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at a Court of Justice decision in respect of a missed renewal deadline.
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    Are young gamers more attentive to visual marks?
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at a General Court decision in respect of an opposition to a CTM for goods including computer games.
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    Firstrung bad faith verdict
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at an Appointed Person decision in respect of an opposition involving a claim of Bad Faith.
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    Coca-Cola accept “no half measures” in appeal against refusal to register slogan
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at an Appointed Person decision on the registrability of slogans.
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    Italian confectioner wins UK revocation appeal
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at an Appointed Person decision on revocation.
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    Ferrero’s Kinder Surprise party spoiled by CFI finding
    In this case report for the ITMA Review, Geoff Weller looks at a General Court (CFI) decision in respect of an invalidity action to a mark containg the element KINDER.
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