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Tomatin Is Big Enough For The Two Of Us
Oct 14, 2021
Scottish whiskey makers Tomatin Distillery has failed in its attempt to prevent hotel developer The Tomatin Trading Company Limited from using the mark ‘Tomatin’. Tomatin Distille...
McDaniels Law Ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500
Sep 30, 2021
We are proud to announce that McDaniels Law has been recommended as a top tier firm for Intellectual Property in the Legal 500 UK Solicitors rankings for the year 2022. The Lega...
McDaniels Law becomes the latest member of Carlisle Ambassadors
Aug 16, 2021
McDaniels Law are delighted to announce they are the newest member to join Carlisle Ambassadors. The networking organisation, who help to influence the future of the city of Carlis...
Puma Retracts its Claws
Aug 4, 2021
In May 2021 we reported on Puma and its High Court appeal in respect of Nike’s pursuit to register “footware” as a UK trade mark. The application was initially filed by Nike at th...
Aldi and Lidl take rivalry to court
Mar 8, 2019
Last month we reported on a story about of an ex-Apple employee accused of stealing trade secrets in relation to Apple's 'Project Titan', or in other words, Apple's self-driving ca...
Keeping up with Kylie
Mar 7, 2019
Kylie Jenner made headlines this week after it was announced that she has become the world's youngest ever self-made billionaire according to Forbes. The news has been received wi...
Dyson Look To Clean Up
Nov 16, 2017
The leading manufacturer of household appliances, Dyson, is bringing a legal claim against their former chief executive Max Conze for an alleged series of breaches, after he steppe...
CMA 'pings' fine out to golf retailer
Aug 29, 2017
American golf equipment retailer PING has caused controversy by stopping two UK retailers from selling some of its products online. The products in question are golf clubs and PIN...
Atari and KitKat to break it down in court
Aug 18, 2017
Atari has issued proceedings in the US against Nestlé relating to intellectual property in one of its historic games. The claim relates to Atari's game "Breakout", a famous comput...
Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation
May 4, 2017
From 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect thereby replacing the Data Protection Directive 1995. The main goal of the GDPR is to harmoniz...
UK chip designer ditched by Apple may consider legal action
Apr 4, 2017
Possibly the most well-known technology company in the world, Apple, plans to discontinue the use of its current graphics technology supplier, Imagination Technologies (Imagination...
Counterfeit Spirits and Wine - Better have a Stiff Drink!
Aug 1, 2016
The health risk of counterfeit alcohol is something many people will be aware of, indeed we have reported on it in the past - see article entitled "Fraud and Counterfeiting in the ...
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