Does use of a trade mark within the UK constitute valid use within the EU to evidence enhanced distinctiveness of an EU trade mark?
The judgement of the Shopify vs Shoppi case has important implications for UK trade mark owners.
Managing Intellectual Property has announced that Wilson Gunn is once again highly ranked in the annual IP Stars trade mark rankings for 2017, confirming the firm’s position as a leading UK trade mark practice.
Mark Goodwin, partner at Wilson Gunn, commented:
“We are delighted that our significant expertise in this area has once again been recognised by this esteemed organisation. This is a tribute to the diligence of our trade mark team, the reputation of which attracts work from around the world.”
IP Stars is described as “the guide to the world’s leading IP firms and practitioners”. The rankings are based on six months of extensive research, including feedback from clients and peers, and are widely recognised in the industry.