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Household Goods

United Kingdom

CMS’ dedicated Household group - part of our Tier 1 ranked Consumer & Retail team (Legal 500) - brings together sector experts from across CMS, in the UK and internationally, who have extensive experience and a deep understanding of the household goods industry.

Our experts can advise on everything from the financing and acquisition of companies through to disputes, brand management, product liability, distribution, competition, intellectual property and environmental issues. We also advise on IP/design rights, comparative advertising, and environmental/waste issues.

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Law-Now: Con­sumer Products
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28/05/2019
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in House­hold in the UK
Hoover, the lead­ing sup­pli­er of elec­tric­al ap­pli­ances, on a ma­jor pen­sions deal.Sam­son­ite, the world's largest travel lug­gage com­pany on UK and EUTM port­fo­li­os in­clud­ing deal­ing with new fil­ings, op­pos­i­tions...

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30/07/2021
Plastics and pack­aging laws in the United King­dom
The laws out­lined in this sec­tion are prin­cip­ally sim­il­ar across the UK. However, as the UK com­prises a num­ber of de­volved ad­min­is­tra­tions, for con­veni­ence we have primar­ily set out the po­s­i­tion in Eng­land...
Comparable
29/07/2020
Tak­ing Stock: The Out­look for Con­sumer & Re­tail
This year’s Tak­ing Stock: Out­look for Con­sumer & Re­tail re­port is now avail­able. We look at how the in­dustry and con­sumers have coped so far with the COV­ID-19 crisis and what lies ahead, with sec­tor...
28/05/2019
High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in House­hold in the UK
Hoover, the lead­ing sup­pli­er of elec­tric­al ap­pli­ances, on a ma­jor pen­sions deal.Sam­son­ite, the world's largest travel lug­gage com­pany on UK and EUTM port­fo­li­os in­clud­ing deal­ing with new fil­ings, op­pos­i­tions...
25/02/2019
Dis­rup­tion 2.0 – here we go again
Wheth­er you are con­cerned or ex­hil­ar­ated, the age of AI is here – from vir­tu­al as­sist­ants, to driver­less vehicles and fric­tion­less shops. CMS’ latest re­port uses ex­tens­ive con­sumer re­search and a...
24/05/2016
CMS UK launches Brexit check­lists
With only a month to go un­til the ref­er­en­dum on Bri­tain’s mem­ber­ship of the EU, the polit­ic­al de­bate is in­tensi­fy­ing as both the re­main and leave groups put for­ward their cases.Today, we are launch­ing...
08/03/2016
Tak­ing Stock: cur­rent leg­al is­sues af­fect­ing the con­sumer products and...
Wel­come to the latest edi­tion of Tak­ing Stock, our con­sumer products and re­tail law bul­let­in. This pub­lic­a­tion ex­plores re­cent leg­al de­vel­op­ments in the con­sumer sec­tor which should be of in­terest for...