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Brand Matters

Issue 18: September 2020

Brand Matters
Sally Britton, Partner, Dispute Resolution Post

Editor's Note

Welcome to the Autumn 2020 edition of Brand Matters.


Bike mechanics or an expression of a free and creative choice?

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled that copyright protection may be available to products whose design is, in part, necessary to obtain a technical result: such as potentially the design of the iconic Brompton folding bicycle, sold in its current form since 1987.


UK Government publishes its plans for the UK/EU border

The Government has published its updated operating model for the UK/EU border, providing more detail on how it sees imports and exports moving between the UK and the EU once it has left the bloc’s single market and customs union.

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