UKIPO cannot raise ex officio bad faith objections

UKIPO cannot raise ex officio bad faith objections

The UKIPO refused both marks under Section 3(6) TMA on the ground that the applications were filed in bad faith due to the inclusion of the footballers’ names. This decision from the UKIPO was upheld following a hearing, during which GTS was invited to file letters of...

Is Your IP Ready For Brexit?

A summary of the changes for 2021 and key points for right holders to note are provided below. Patents and Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) The UK’s membership of the European Patent Convention and the ability for UK attorneys to represent clients...