Case Reports

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The European Court of Justice has dismissed an action by The Body Shop to have a decision of the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) to reject its application for registration of the trade mark “SPA WISDOM” annulled. In 2010, The Body Shop International, established in Littleh

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A man has failed in his appeal against conviction for producing child pornography in a Skype conversation with a third party. The appellant, Mark Mulligan, had challenged the status of the conversation as child pornography within the meaning of the Child Trafficking and Pornography Act 1998.

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The High Court found that a DIY store chain had unlawfully withheld the bonuses of ten employees, accrued prior to their bonus scheme ending. The ten employees had claimed that B&Q Ireland Limited's decision to withdraw a winter/summer bonus, as well as a zone allowance paid to employees working

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The UK Supreme Court's decision to yesterday dismiss the appeal of a company which claimed a rival had infringed on its design of a ride-on suitcase for children will have "disastrous" implications, a senior lawyer has said. Magmatic, manufacturer of the Trunki case, brought the case against PMS Int

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The Court of Appeal has re-sentenced a man for seventy-five counts of theft contrary to s.26 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001, amending his sentence from a custodial sentence of two years and six months, and suspending the final ten months for a period of two years from th

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The UK Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a company which claimed a rival had infringed its design of a ride-on suitcase for children, affirming criticisms made by the Court of Appeal that the Community Registered Design (CRD) for the product was not simply a claim for a suitcase shape but fo

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The Court of Appeal has ordered a retrial of a case concerning a man's last will and testament following an application by his surviving civil partner, which was originally refused by the President of the High Court. The case concerned two testamentary documents. The first had been executed by Mr Br

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has confirmed that citrus fruit labelling indicating the preserving agents and other chemical substances used in post-harvest processing is compulsory. A provision of EU law on the marketing of citrus fruit (lemons, mandarins and oranges) provides th

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that authorised Daimler dealers are not responsible for advertisements which, despite their efforts to have them removed, continue to associate their name with the trade mark “Mercedes-Benz” on the internet and Daimler cannot require th

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