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Moore Know How: Holy Bat! Football Clubs, Super Heroes & Trade Mark Oppositions

Moore Law Intellectual Property, News, Sport

One of Spain’s highest profile football clubs has found itself at the centre of a trade mark dispute regarding their attempt to register its bat emblem as a Community Trade Mark (CTM). Valencia Football Club (Valencia) has used a representation …


Apple Store Layout Wins Trade Mark Proctection

Moore Law Design Rights, News

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that it is possible to register the layout of a store as a trade mark provided that it is sufficiently distinct. In 2010 Apple managed to trade mark a 3D representation from …

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Intellectual Property Basics

Moore Law Copyright, News

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BASICS Intellectual Property (IP) is the umbrella term used to describe a range of legal rights that attach to certain kinds of information, know how and ideas, and in particular, to the way that they are expressed and …