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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this CPDcast Darren Meale from Simmons & Simmons explains the fundamental requirements of trade marks. He sets out how a trade mark in black and white is treated when compared with the same mark in colour and provides a summary of the trade mark law practice issues concerning colour.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the fundamental requirements of a trade mark;
  • Have considered the old practice dealing with colour trade marks;
  • Know the registration process of colour trade marks;
  • Know the three aspects of trade mark prosecution and use.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • LIBRO Handelsgesellschaft v OHIM - Case T‑418/07;
  • Magmatic Ltd v PMS International Ltd [2013] EWHC 1925 (Pat);
  • O2 Holdings Ltd & Anor v Hutchison 3G UK Ltd (ECJ) - Case C-533/06; [2008] WLR (D) 193;
  • Och-Ziff Management Europe Ltd and Anor v OCH Capital LLP & Others [2010] EWHC 2599 (Ch);
  • Specsavers International Healthcare Ltd & others v Asda Stores Ltd - Case C-252/12,;
  • TMS Trademark-Schutzrechtsverwertungsgesellschaft mbH v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) - Case T-152/11;
  • Trade Marks Directive (Directive 2008/95/EC).
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In this CPDcast Darren Meale from Simmons & Simmons explains the fundamental requirements of trade marks and sets out how UK practice has changed with regard to the registration of trade marks.

Date Recorded: 4th June 2014

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