Waterfront has been praised by clients in the just-published 2024 international guide, The Legal 500, ‘for its capability in the litigation sphere’.
The international legal guide has ranked Waterfront as an elite firm in the intellectual property ‘trademarks, copyright and design category’.
The Legal 500 praises joint practice heads ‘pragmatic’ Matthew Harris, and ‘standout’ Piers Strickland drawing attention to their wealth of experience in handling IP contentious work.
Waterfront acts for a range of clients, from start-ups through to blue-chip clients, and advises on the full scope of intellectual property rights.
A recent EU trade mark application for the word mark, PUT PUTIN IN, has been refused by the European Union Intellectual Property Office on the grounds of being contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality. While a fairly straightforward decision, this is a timely reminder…
Late yesterday UK time, it was reported that a lawyer for Twitter had sent a letter to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg complaining about Meta’s new Threads app. Twitter claimed that it “has serious concerns that Meta Platforms (Meta) has engaged in systematic, wilful and unlawful misappropriation of Twitter’s trade secrets and other intellectual property”.
Copyright litigation proceedings brought in London’s Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) against John Lewis, and its cartoon dragon ‘Excitable Edgar’, have been dismissed.