A Cautionary Tale: Onus Is On The Employer To Establish Just Cause For Termination

In Hrynkiw v. Central City Brewers and Distillers, the plaintiff was 56 years old and the former chief financial officer of Central City Brewers and?


Asa Rejects A Complaint That A Johnnie Walker Ad Encouraged Immoderate Drinking

The ASA has dismissed a complaint made against Diageo Great Britain Ltd t/a Johnnie Walker, that its whisky ad was irresponsible for encouraging?


Context Is Key: Asa Dismisses Complaint Against A Laphroaig Whisky Ad Accused Of Linking Alcohol With Sexual Activity

The ASA did not uphold a complaint against Edrington-Beam Suntory UK Ltd t/a Laphroaig following a complaint that its whisky ad linked alcohol to?


In Review: Licensing And Antitrust Issues In Spain

An overview of licensing and antitrust issues in Spain, including anticompetitive restraints, refusals to license, and unfair and discriminatory licensing.

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Trademark Grace Periods And Proof Of Use

A recent case examined whether a rights holder could enforce a trademark within the registration grace period, even if the right is subsequently?


Ardbeg V Albergwhisky

Scottish distillery Ardbeg has been successful in defending its brand before the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The distillery was first?

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Jack Daniels Chewed Up By Trademark Law

VIP Products LLC ("VIP") designs, markets and sells "Silly Squeakers" dog toys that are often made to humorously resemble well-known beverage?


Ad Agency Loses Copyright Infringement Attack On Pepsi

Beverage giant accused of copying agency Super Bowl halftime spot?


Exhaustion Of Trademark Rights: Barcelona Court Of Appeal Rules In Schweppes Case

The Barcelona Court of Appeal, following European Court of Justice case law regarding the exhaustion of the trademark rights, Recently declared that?


Pepsi Wins Squabble Over Scent-releasing Trade Secrets

Although confidentiality agreements may promise to protect ideas and inventions, it is generally preferable to avoid disclosure altogether?

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