World Law Group’s global Intellectual Property & Information Technology Practice Group is made up of leading IP and IT specialists who regularly exchange news and information on local and international developments in these complex fields, and meet during World Law Group conferences and major international events such as the International Trademark Association (INTA) annual conference.
The goals of the IP&IT Group are to establish strong working relationships among members and to help them keep abreast of related legal issues and developments in all World Law Group jurisdictions for the benefit of members’ clients. The group also works collectively on international information resources and similar projects.
Advertising and IP experts from Gowling WLG have been working with Hovis Limited behind the scenes on the remake of its iconic 'Boy on the Bike' advertisement.
There was a highly unusual trade mark opposition matter in the USA recently. The case of In re Coscentra B.V involved a comparison of two perfume bottles in the shape of a male torso.
What protection exists for product shapes such as the shapes of vehicles?