Williams Mullen: 4th Circuit Upholds Convictions of Trademark Infringers for Combining Two Separate “Burberry” Marks on Bogus Luxury Goods

BY: JOHN STAIGE DAVIS, V Can a would-be trademark-infringer evade the trademark laws by superimposing facsimiles of two different trademarks of the same company into a single combined image, and maintaining that the combined image is legally distinguishable from the true ones? The answer, thankfully...

Will the Lords Amend UK Copyright Law to Better Protect Industrial Designs?

The luxury goods and creative industries market continues to outperform the wider European economy, growing at 13% between 2009 and 2010, and 10% between 2010 and 2011. In this thriving environment, the high-end segment of European design household and office equipment, furniture and furnishing has,...