Oatly loses battle of the oat drinks

The recent case concerning oat-based drinks OATLY and PURE OATY highlights the difficulties in enforcing rights in a descriptive trade mark against third parties.

Someone’s copying my invention! What should I do?

What do you do if, before you have obtained a granted patent, a third party starts selling a product that looks like your invention? Is there anything you can do to stop the third party? Does your patent application provide you with any rights before the patent is granted? Parminder Lally and Simon Ambroz answer these questions.