Brexit Information for Employers

12th September 2019

With an estimated 2.3 million EU citizens working in the UK, it is important for employers to keep well-informed on how Brexit may impact your employees’ work status. While the government has confirmed there will be no changes to the rights and status of EU citizens currently living in the UK until 30 June 2021 (or 31 December 2020 if the UK leaves without… Read More

Battle of the Stripes: Lessons from the Adidas Trademark Ruling

5th September 2019

For many, Adidas’s three parallel stripes trademark is synonymous with the major sporting brand. However, last month’s highly anticipated judgement from the European General Court (T-307/17) declared the trademark invalid on grounds of a lack of distinctiveness. The judgement stems from a long-standing ‘battle of the stripes’ between Adidas (three stripes) and Belgian footwear… Read More