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Lipstick Lawyering

By |August 20th, 2021|Fashion|

In the middle of last month, the EU General Court ruled on the question, whether the shape of a lipstick case can function as a trademark. The judgment reverses an earlier, negative decision of [...]

Inspiration Or Imitation?

By |June 18th, 2021|Design|

The District Court of Berlin recently ruled on the distinction between new separate works inspired by earlier works and the imitation of earlier works.[1] The case concerned one of the world's most famous furniture [...]