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Oatly loses trademark battle over oat milk name

Plant milk manufacturer, Oatly, recently brought legal action against Glebe Farm Foods, claiming its product PureOaty took “unfair advantage” of their own drink. The High Court  ruled in favour of the farm saying there was no “risk of injury to …

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Supply Pain: Who is responsible for delays on luxury resi projects?

In high-value luxury developments and refurbishments where materials are often sourced internationally from exotic suppliers, there is often little flexibility available to contractors who are required to procure those materials under the terms of their building contract. Any hold up …

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Making Waves: IPEC finds fabric design a work of artistic craftmanship

In Response Clothing Limited -v- Edinburgh Woollen Mill Limited [2020] EWHC 148(IPEC) His Honour Judge Hacon has made a rare finding that a fabric design incorporating a wave pattern constituted a work of artistic craftsmanship and therefore qualified for copyright …

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Commercial advice for leading car manufacturer

We act for one of the world’s leading car manufacturers, advising on various commercial contracts, including service agreements, warranty agreements, media agreements, dealership contracts, data processing agreements, events agreements and supply agreements among a number of other commercial matters.

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Watch trade mark dispute

We successfully acted for our client, a designer watch manufacturer, in a ten year multi-jurisdictional trade mark infringement dispute against by a former licensee.  

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He-Man Dual Controls purchase

We acted for a company backed by private equity (including Jon Moulton) in its purchase of He-Man Dual Controls – a leading manufacturer of dual-control systems for cars. In addition to the acquisition we also advised on the equity financing …

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