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Contributor: Peter Nunn

Legal Director, Dispute Resolution

Peter is a specialist in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including copyright, trade mark, passing off, design right, patent, confidential information and licensing disputes. He has particular expertise advising on intellectual property issues that relate to the internet, such as how to close down websites that infringe a brand owner’s rights, as well as on the recovery of valuable domain names. Peter is also a recognised expert on cross-border Customs detentions and enforcement. His advice is sought by clients in many sectors, including fashion, automotive, sport, music and pharmaceutical.

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Recent posts by Peter Nunn

  • Mishcon takes Gamescom 2017

    Over 355,000 public visitors and 30,700 trade visitors from 106 countries flocked to Cologne in August to visit Gamescom 2017, propelling it into the record books as the world’s largest ever video game event. Mishcon de Reya’s video game and esports team recap what they took from Gamescom 2017. Exclusive Licences on a ‘Galactic’ Scale… Read more

  • A blot on Cadbury’s purple Patch and cracks in Scrabble’s tiles

    Summary Last week was a bad week for pictorial trade marks, as the English Court of Appeal decided that neither Cadbury’s famous shade of dark purple, nor Mattel’s Scrabble® tiles, were valid trade marks. Neither mark was described with sufficient clarity or precision to be registrable. Cadbury: its purple colour – not wrapped up! Cadbury®… Read more

  • Trade Marks Beyond Words

    Do your customers recognise your business by your products’ shape, colour, or another figurative sign? Most companies only register their trading names and logos as trade marks. However, today’s consumers increasingly recognise a variety of other signs as indicating that the goods come from a particular company. For example, if you see a pair of… Read more