IPEC Small Claims – Piercing the Corporate Veil and Benefits of Use to ‘Small-time’ Creatives
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IPEC Small Claims – Piercing the Corporate Veil and Benefits of Use to ‘Small-time’ Creatives

Two directors have been held personally liable along with a dissolved limited company in respect of copyright infringement. In the recent case of IP14S01982 Webb v (1) VA Events Ltd, (2) Carl Jason Austin and (3) Dale Stanley Vicker a specialist aerial photographer convinced the court that he should be awarded six times his normal…

EU General Court – No likelihood of confusion between FSA-K-FORCE and FORCE-X
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EU General Court – No likelihood of confusion between FSA-K-FORCE and FORCE-X

An action was brought against the second board of appeal of OHIM and their decision to invalidate the mark FSA-K-FORCE. Background FSA Srl successfully registered the mark FSA K-FORCE as a CTM in respect of the following goods: Class 9: ‘Cycle helmets’: Class 12: ‘Bicycle and bicycle parts and accessories thereof, namely: bicycle frames and…