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UK Supreme Court case: criminal sanctions for trade mark infringement

R v M; R v C and R v T The Supreme Court has held that the criminal sanctions under section 92(1) of the Trade Marks Act 1994 (“the Act”) will apply to the sale or so called “grey” market goods as well as counterfeit goods. The Supreme Court’s judgment, handed down last week, is

UK Supreme Court: no illegality defence to cross-undertaking claims in relation to patent infringement

(UK Supreme Court decision of 29 October 2014 – Les Laboratoires Servier v Apotex Inc [2014] UKSC 55) All five Justices of the Supreme Court agreed, in the opinion handed down today, to uphold the decision of the Court of Appeal reinstating Apotex’s award for damages under a cross-undertaking, although the majority judgment diverged from