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A quiet year from the EU’s courts in design cases


While 2016 was a quiet year for design decisions in the Court of Justice, 2017 looks to be a cracker year of important cases. In the first of two articles, David Stone looks back at the year that was. Next month, he looks forward to some of the key decisions expected in 2017

2016 was a quiet year for design decisions from the General Court and Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Unlike the apparently never-ending flurry of trade mark cases, significantly fewer design-related decisions are appealed from the EUIPO to the General Court,...


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Matal also had a tip for those unsure how to pronounce USPTO Director nominee Andrei Iancu's surname: "Say it as if… https://t.co/DfwG58b5OU

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Matal pointed out "two sleeper cases" he thinks have a shot at making it to SCOTUS - Unwired Planet and Secure Axce… https://t.co/AUw9cmQziV

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One for fans of TV format disputes (addresses copyright, breach of confidence & passing off) https://t.co/Qe1lr1NrSq

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