Re-Filing Monopoly Leads to Bad Faith

Once a Trade Mark is over 5 years old, it becomes possible to revoke it on the grounds of non-use if it has not been used for the goods or services for which it is registered.

Impact of Brexit – The Basics

When the UK left the EU, a EU trade mark registration or application is no longer enforceable in the UK to stop third party use or registration.

Bentley: Trade Marks Override Honest Concurrent Use Defence

Bentley Motors and Bentley Clothing have been engaged in a long running legal dispute as to the respective rights in the brand ‘Bentley’ for clothing and such like. This culminated in Bentley Clothing suing Bentley Motors for infringement of its Trade Mark registrations.