17 Jul, 2024
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This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Wednesday 19th July the Court will hand-down judgment in Jones v Birmingham City Council and another [2023] UKSC 27. The Court will determine whether Part

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R (on the application of Officer W80) v Director General of the Independent Office for Police Conduct and others [2023] UKSC 24. – UKSC Blog

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

W80, an armed police officer, shot Jermaine Baker dead in a police operation. Mr Baker was implicated in a plot to snatch two individuals from custody. The police had intelligence that the plotters would be in possession of firearms. W80’s

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Unger and another (in substitution for Hasan) v Ul-Hasan (deceased) and another [2023] UKSC 22. – UKSC Blog

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

Nafisa Hasan (“the wife”) and Mahmud Ul-Hasan (“the husband”) married in 1981. In 2012 in Pakistan the husband obtained a divorce. The wife applied to the courts in England and Wales for financial relief under section 12(1) of the Matrimonial

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It’s Christmas – so it must be time for copyright reforms – IPwars.com

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

At long last and just in time for Christmas, the Communications Branch of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications has published the long awaited exposure draft of the Copyright Amendment (Access Reform) Bill 2021 and – a

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Designs law reform – IPwars.com

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

IP Australia has published 3 consultation papers on proposed reforms to registered designs law:

  1. Public consultation of Protection for Virtual Designs
  2. Public consultation on Protection for Partial Designs; and
  3. Public consultation on Protection for Incremental Improvements of Designs

There are

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This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 12th June 2023 – UKSCBlog

This Week in the Supreme Court – w/c 17th July 2023 – UKSCBlog

Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.

On Wednesday 14th june the Court will hand-down judgment in JTI POLSKA Sp. Zoo and others v Jakubowski and others [2023] UKSC 19. The Court will

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A Lidl Decision with big Implications – UK High Court Finds that Tesco’s Clubcard Logo Infringes Lidl’s logo

A Lidl Decision with big Implications – UK High Court Finds that Tesco’s Clubcard Logo Infringes Lidl’s logo

In a recent decision, the High Court of England and Wales has found that Tesco’s use of the yellow and blue Tesco Clubcard logos (reproduced below) infringed Lidl’s trade marks (see the relevant Lidl marks below) and also gave rise