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IP Hall of Fame each year. The
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In a recently published decision the Supreme Court ruled that for a composite mark consisting of two autonomously distinctive elements, the imitation of one element amounts to an imitation of the trademark as a whole. The court recognised the risk of confusion between the composite marks of appellant Mast Jägermeister AG and appellee Zwack Unicum.
Good news could be on the horizon for stem cell patenting in Europe. In answer to a question referred by the UK High Court, the advocate general has recommended that unfertilised human ova that have been stimulated to develop by parthenogenesis are excluded from the definition of 'human embryo', and are therefore back in the realm of patentable subject matter.
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