A User's Guide to Trade Marks and Passing Off (A User's Guide to... Series)De (autor) Nicholas Caddick QC, Ben Longstaff, Jamie Muir Wood
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 13 Jan 2022
Focuses on the current law relating to the protection of registered trademarks and certain related rights. This includes registered trade marks, well-known trade marks, certification marks, collective marks, protested geographical origin indicators, international conventions, and passing off.There is clear explanation of the underlying principles and concepts with a breakdown of procedural matters, thereby helping to tie the different areas together.Individual topics covered include: Kit-Kat - when can 3D shape marks benefit from 'acquired distinctiveness'?Whether colours may form part of 3D shape marks - LouboutinInfringement by 'wrong way round' confusion Limitations on the own-name defenceCalculation of damages, and the availability of blocking injunctions
Nicholas Caddick QC, Ben Longstaff and Jamie Muir-Wood are all members of Hogarth Chambers, a set with a strong reputation in the field of intellectual property law.
ContentsChapter 1 IntroductionChapter 2 What is a trade mark?Chapter 3 Other kinds of mark - collective and certification marks, and protected descriptionsChapter 4 Absolute grounds for refusalChapter 5 Relative grounds for refusal of registration; trade mark functions; honest concurrent useChapter 6 ClassificationChapter 7 UK Procedure for the registration of a trade markChapter 8 Application procedure before the OHIMChapter 9 International conventions - the Madrid SystemChapter 10 RepresentationChapter 11 InvalidityChapter 12 RevocationChapter 13 Ownership of and dealings with trade marksChapter 14 Infringement and parties to infringement actionsChapter 15 Defences, disclaimers and limitationChapter 16 Comparative and misleading advertising, and malicious falsehoodChapter 17 RemediesChapter 18 Groundless threatsChapter 19 Criminal offencesChapter 20 Passing offChapter 21 Olympic symbols