Like MICHIGAN for farm equipment and OXFORD for books, Burley J has ordered that Bohemia Crystal’s trade marks, BOHEMIA and BOHEMIA CRYSTAL be revoked because they are not distinctive of “glassware”.
Perram J has granted orders preserving the confidentiality of contractual arrangements in digital mobile telephony, limited for 3 years.
Justice Carr in the UK has weighed into case management of design infringement cases in a big way.
Mortimer J has ruled that print outs of third party websites are inadmissible as hearsay and, if not, excluded under s 135 of the Evidence Act as unduly prejudicial.
VIP Plastics has successfully sued BMW Plastics for infringing its patent for a “Variable-length Dip Tube for a Fluid Transfer Container”. The most interesting point to emerge is why the expert evidence on one side prevailed and, on the other, failed – even so far as being rejected as inadmissible. How the battle was won As […]
Merck & Co. had successfully opposed Sherman’s application for a patent. Sherman appealed to the Federal Court from that rejection. Merck subsequently withdrew from the proceeding in the Court and the Commissioner was added as a party. The Commissioner filed an affidavit exhibiting a copy of the delegate’s decision upholding the opposition and the declarations […]