“PORT CHARLOTTE” Whisky does not infringe the EU protected designation of origin (PDO) “PORTO” or “PORT” – Consideration needed urgently for protection of PDOs and GIs, UK and EU-wide, post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The CJEU has confirmed that “Port Charlotte”, registered as an EU trade mark for whisky, does not evoke (infringe) the protected designation of origin (PDO) for “porto” or “port”. The decision … Continue reading

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Businesses need to plan for the post-Brexit world using the best intelligence they can access.  The UK’s vote to leave the EU has caused a shock to the currency markets, ushered in a period of unprecedented political change and prompted … Continue reading

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