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  • Amazon loses High Court trademark case with cosmetics retailer Lush in search marketing row

    Press

    11 February 2014

    Following Lewis Silkin and Lush's successful trade mark win over Amazon, The Drum have covered the High Court ruling which determined that the online retailer breached the copyright of cosmetics company Lush by attempting to divert customers to similar products through online search results.

  • Amazon defeated by Lush in High Court trademark verdict

    Press

    11 February 2014

    Following Lewis Silkin’s representation of its client, Lush, in a successful trade mark dispute concerning Amazon’s website, Brand Republic, Marketing and Campaign have covered the High Court verdict in online articles.

  • Lush scents victory in battle with Amazon

    Press

    11 February 2014

    Following Lewis Silkin and Lush's successful trade mark win over Amazon, The Times has covered the judgment and feel that, as a result, online retailers could be forced to stop promoting alternatives to products they do not sell after the High Court ruled that Amazon search results 'relating' to Lush were “no more than a generic indication of a class of goods in which the consumer might have an interest”.

  • Amazon’s trademark infringement: What do retailers need to know?

    Press

    11 February 2014

    After the High Court ruled that Amazon breached the copyright of Lush, Lewis Silkin's client and the ethical cosmetics firm, Retail Week have published a new Q&A about the implications of the ruling.

  • Lush's 'significant' trademark win over Amazon is 'major boost' to brands

    Press

    11 February 2014

    Following Lewis Silkin and Lush's successful trade mark win over Amazon, Marketing Week have covered the judgment and claim that, subsequently, online marketplaces could be stopped from using brands' trademarks to sell rival products.

  • Lewis Silkin represents LUSH in successful IP infringement claim against online retailer Amazon

    Press

    10 February 2014

    Lewis Silkin’s widely acclaimed intellectual property (IP) and brand management team has represented its client, Lush, the manufacturer, supplier and retailer of cosmetics globally under the LUSH brand, in a successful trade mark dispute concerning Amazon’s website.

  • British Athletes Commission and Lewis Silkin launch exclusive legal partnership

    Press

    31 January 2014

    Leading law firm Lewis Silkin LLP and the British Athletes Commission (BAC) have today announced a partnership that will see Lewis Silkin provide market-leading legal advice to the BAC and its members.

  • Lewis Silkin's extensive legal advice sees successful launch of social media app Wordeo

    Press

    31 January 2014

    Lewis Silkin has played a central role in the development of a high profile social networking application - Wordeo - recently launched to the public. 

  • Public Procurement: Contracts

    Inbrief

    31 January 2014

    In brief, the EU procurement regime, implemented in the UK by the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, applies to contracts for works, services and supplies over particular financial thresholds. If a contract is within its scope, it must be advertised within the EU’s Official Journal, the “OJ”.

  • Public Procurement: Overview

    Inbrief

    31 January 2014

    The EU procurement regime, implemented in the UK by the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, applies to contracts let by contracting authorities for works, services and supplies over particular financial thresholds.

  • Lawyers get nervous as Dimon bites back

    Press

    24 January 2014

    Commenting in an article for The Times, Owen Watkins describes JP Morgan head Jamie Dimon's comments as "dangerous" after he dismissed $13 billion of recent settlements with the US Government as "unfair".

  • Deutsche Bank figures point to 'ugly' reporting season for Euro banks

    Press

    20 January 2014

    In a Financial News article, Owen Watkins comments upon Deutsche Bank's early publication of their fourth-quarter results; a €1.2 billion pre-tax loss.

  • The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)

    PDF

    03 January 2014

    The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012 by the Department for Communities and Local Government. It sets out the Government’s planning policies for England and how these should be applied. What is it, and does it help or hinder development?

  • Muslim Staff Policy: How Religious Freedom Fits in the Workplace

    Press

    23 December 2013

    Commenting in an International Business Times article, James Davies discusses flaws in the definition of indirect discrimination after cases where a major retailer faced public fury when it was revealed the company allowed shop assistants the right to refuse to sell alcohol and pork products and a Christian worker at British Airways was asked to cover up a necklace which depicted a cross.

  • Merry whatever

    Press

    19 December 2013

    In an Economist article, Tom Heys comments upon recent rulings on religious beliefs and how even conventional legal definitions of religion are getting murky.

  • Does HMRC's notion of significant influence match the reality within law firms?

    Press

    13 December 2013

    Ian Jeffery discusses the HMRC's publication of its proposals relating to the treatment of salaried members within UK limited liability partnerships in his blog for Managing Partner Magazine.

  • Degrees of separation

    Press

    13 December 2013

    Leo Steven's recent article in Inside Housing discusses the segregation between affordable housing and homes to be sold or rented at market rates.

  • Trader loses 'ludicrous' case against dismissal

    Press

    12 December 2013

    Commenting in an article for The Times, Michael Anderson discusses the recent sacking of an oil trader who was dismissed after a heavy night of drinking.

  • Making the grade

    Press

    09 December 2013

    Adam Glass is featured in a Law Society Gazette article detailing their round table discussion focussing on the changing perceptions around the role of solicitor-advocates.

  • Lewis Silkin has acted for Orion Energy in its acquisition of Capricorn Albania

    Deal

    05 December 2013

    Lewis Silkin LLP has acted for Orion Energy Plc in connection with its acquisition of Capricorn Albania Limited from Capricorn Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Main Market listed Cairn Energy Plc.

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