IPEC amplifies the distinction between UK and EU trademark rights
09 December 2016
Simon Chapman and Oliver Watson examine a case that offers an indication of how the furure might be post-Brexit for those with pan-European brands
"In a recent UK High Court Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) judgment, His Honour Judge Hacon construed the jurisdiction provisions of the EU Trade Mark Regulation and applied EU case law in a manner which underlines the value of UK trademark registrations for those that consider the UK to be a market worth protecting or a favourable jurisdiction in which to litigate".
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