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Jean-Baptiste Blanc

Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages French, English

Jean-Baptiste is an Associate and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney in the IP Team.

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  • 2017 – Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham.
  • 2016 – Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice, Queen Mary University of London, London.
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3D shape of a lipstick accepted as an EU trade mark by the General Court
It is notoriously difficult to register shapes as trade marks, because consumers are not accustomed to identifying the origin of specific products based on their appearance alone without any other graphic...
Planetart LLC v Photobox Ltd & Anor – Trade Mark Infringement and Passing...
On 25 March 2020, the High Court handed down a judgement considering trade mark infringement and passing off in relation to a mobile app, and tackling the issues of descriptive signs and the importance...
UK government guidance on Copyright if there is a “no-deal” Brexit
On 24 September 2018, the UK Government published long-awaited guidance on how certain aspects of copyright protection will be treated in the event that no Brexit deal has been agreed prior to the UK’s...
Victoria Plum v. Victorian Plumbing – Trade Mark Infringement in the context...
This article was produced by Olswang LLP, which joined with CMS on 1 May 2017. Victoria Plum Limited v. Victorian Plumbing Limited [2016] EWHC 2911 (Ch) This High Court ruling handed down by Justice Carr...