A new rock and roll-themed alcoholic drink hasn't gone down well with Guns N' Roses' lawyers...
We look at some of the best, most sustainable sportswear trends around, from Kevlar to 4D printing.
Here’s our guide to protecting unusual trade marks, such as colours, shapes, patterns and smells.
Trade mark filings across the beauty sector are increasing to combat counterfeiting.
Fashion's shifting from an ownership to a rental model — and brands must be prepared for the future.
Every business has a valuable brand that should be protected. Here are six key steps to take.
As the world moves beyond the 'no logo' trend, we ask — can brands be a force for positive change?
Santa's fed up of people exploiting his image each year. What IP rights and options does he have?
From the boxing ring to The Lion King, obtaining a trade mark can be extremely profitable...
There's a trade mark for the term 'Black Friday' in Germany. So can you use it without infringing?
Discover the importance of registering trade marks to protect your rights.
Here’s a look at what’s happening to help the fashion industry move towards sustainability.
An explanation of protected names of food and drink products under EU law in light of Brexit.
EU customs warehousing provides no safe harbour for ‘debranding’ importers.
Following an exciting World Cup, here's a look at the relationship between football and IP.
A flurry of marketing is underway even before a football has been kicked, but is it all above board?
What makes up the concept of a shape? Sakura Proctor examines a case involving red-soled shoes.
What makes a sorbet a Champagne sorbet? We explore regional trade mark protection.
Explore Red Bull's rights when it comes to blue and silver colour combinations for energy drinks.
A lesson in why you should always seek professional advice before launching a new trade mark.
Elvis and Elvis are in the (brew)dog house...
Can a supermarket trade mark the name of a country? The answer: maybe...
The EU trade mark registration for the shape of the Rubik's Cube has been cancelled.
Having a trade mark does not automatically give you the right to the associated domain name.
Here's what happened when the trade mark 'SKYPE' was opposed by British Sky Broadcasting Group.
How can you prove acquired distinctiveness in the EU?