The Fourth Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has reversed the refusal of Haribo’s figurative trade mark consisting of an image of its ‘Goldbear’ gummy bear on the basis that the mark does satisfy the minimum degree of distinctiveness.
With the festive season fast approaching, many employers have already finalised their plans for a staff party. Others may prefer a more spontaneous approach.
The American taste for litigation is spreading beyond its borders, and it is coming for British small businesses next – this is the key finding of new research by Fair Civil Justice.
TikTok are involved in yet another data breach fine following a £12.7 million fine by the UK for illegally processing the data of 1.4m children under 13.
Outsourcing specialist, AdvanceTrack, has won a landmark two-year High Court case against one of its direct competitors, GI Outsourcing, after the latter used its brand unlawfully in a targeted Google Adwords campaign.
It was Benjamin Franklin who once said “…nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”
Mounting Employment Tribunal backlogs are causing major delays in dealing with ongoing claims, leading to additional pressures for businesses and claimants, according to a leading employment lawyer.
All directors have responsibilities under the Companies Act 2006, but many lose sight of what is required when they’re in the thick of running a business.
After losing the argument over Gary Lineker’s employment status, HMRC plans to appeal the ruling at the Upper Tribunal
According to Sky News, Cineworld’s London-listed holding company is preparing to file for administration before the month end as a part of an extensive global financial restructuring plan.