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Jul
13
2018

Brexit Against The Machine

Brexit against the machine

Politician Nigel Farage has received a cease-and-desist letter from the band Rage Against The Machine over the name of his podcast. Farage has been presenting a podcast named Farage Against The Machine on the radio. The title is a play on the famous band’s name. And the band is not amused. The cease-and-desist letter is a […]

Jun
29
2016

Brexit®: the trademark

Brexit

Recently, Europe was astonished by the outcome of the Brexit-vote. The UK is most likely leaving the European Union. What does this mean for trademarks? First of all, nothing. Well, at least for now.  Although there is a large amount of uncertainty surrounding IP-rights covering the current EU, before the much debated article 50 procedure is […]

Jun
22
2016

Brexit: UK trademark lawyers exit

brexit

A record number of British lawyers have registered in Ireland to ensure that they can keep on working in the European Union, and can continue to represent clients before the European Courts. This move comes in anticipation of the “Brexit referendum” next Thursday, when the British will vote for or against withdrawing from the EU. According […]

Jun
21
2016

Brexit breach

Brands want to appeal to a broad audience. For that reason, most of the brands stay neutral in political matters. But what if your logo is used in a political campaign? And especially one you do not support? In the Brexit-campaign supporters of a Brexit used several logo’s of companies like Unilever, Nissan and Toyota, […]