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SerleSpeak No.24 - Intellectual Property & Information Technology

SerleSpeak No.24 focuses on topic in Intellectual Property and Information Technology.

The edition begins with Michael Edenborough QC highlighting the importance of the recent decision in Lifestyle Equities v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club for multi-jurisdiction trade mark litigation. Zoe O’Sullivan QC then examines the principles applicable to the recovery  of damages for wasted expenditure  in IT cases. Thomas Elias focusses  on developments in passing off claims  in respect of look-a-like packaging.  Later in the edition, Professor Suzanne  Rab considers the context and implications of the European Commission’s decision to fine Google for abuse of its dominant position in online search intermediation. Finally, Stephanie Wickenden discusses the case of Pathway v easyGroup and  its consequences for the interpretation of trade mark specifications.