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McDonald's vs Supermac's

How McDonald’s Lost Out In The Battle Of The Burgers

Trade mark revocation is something we’ve covered in detail in the past. However, a recent high profile case makes it worthwhile revisiting this topic area. There is a burger war happening. The Ireland-based fast-food chain, Supermac’s, filed a trade mark revocation against McDonald’s Big Mac with the EUIPO. It states that the mark wasn’t put […]

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February 14, 2019 Rachael
Trade mark revocation

What is Trade Mark Revocation?

The revoking of a trade mark is a real threat. Registering your trade mark protects your business’s intellectual property. It stops other companies from using a similar mark without your permission. However, if you don’t use your registered trade mark within five years, it could be revoked. Use your trade mark or risk losing it […]

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November 27, 2018 Rachael
Trade mark revocation

Use it or lose it: a cautionary tale about coffee trade marks

Here at Ward Trade Marks we are happy to introduce our guest blog by Dr. Stephen James. Stephen is a past president of CITMA, and a leading practitioner with almost 40 years’ experience in UK and EU trade mark law. Under European (and the UK) trade mark law, trade mark revocation may occur if there […]

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December 7, 2017 Bill