Food & beverage
The application of Protected Designations of Origin (PDOs) to sparkling wines in a post-Brexit landscape
The recent purchase of UK land by European Champagne houses, raises the question of how aligned the EU’s PDO/PGI scheme is with the UK’s replacement GI scheme.
A sense of déjà vu – M&S v Aldi
Trainee patent attorney Mykhailo Pokrachynskyi explains the latest legal proceedings between M&S and Aldi.
Protecting IP in plant-based ‘meat-substitutes’
Innovation in the plant-based meat sector is aiming to help to solve some of the problems associated with animal-meat production.
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.
A tale of broccoli, tomatoes and peppers- the final chapter – G3/19
First published in AIPLA’s Biotech Buzz newsletter, Barbara Fleck explains the Enlarged Board of Appeal’s
Small ready meal delivery business reigns triumphant at the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) after one of the Court’s first virtual trials
Summary A small healthy ready meal delivery business Fit Kitchen Limited (FKL) saw victory at