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Intellectual Property Law
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

In the second part of this 2 part podcast series on passing off, the listener is given an overview of the relationship between passing off and other intellectual property rights. It also looks at recent cases which have clarified the scope of this area of law. The podcast concludes by looking at remedies and damages available to a successful claimant and the concept of reverse passing off.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Appreciate the overlap between passing off and other intellectual property rights;
  • Be aware of the range of cases in which a passing off action has arisen;
  • Understand where a passing off action can support another IP right claim;
  • Know what remedies are available for a successful claimant;
  • Understand the concept of reverse passing off.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Bristol Conservatories Ltd. v Conservatories Custom Built [1989] RPC 455;
  • Edmund Irvine v Talksport Ltd [2002] EWHC 367;
  • Hodgkinson & Corby Ltd v Wards Mobility Services Ltd [1995] F.S.R. 169;
  • L'oreal SA & Ors v Bellure NV & Ors [2006] EWHC 2355;
  • Neutrogena v Golden [1996] RPC 473;
  • Numatic International Ltd v Qualtex UK Ltd [2010] EWHC 1237.
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This two part CPDcast series looks at the unregistered intellectual property right of passing off ad looks at its application by the courts in a number of recent cases.

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-05-28

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