Ruth Hoy

Ruth Hoy

DLA Piper

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Law à la Mode: Brexit and the fashion industry; US Tariff Act; Hong Kong real estate; and more - Issue 21

The Australian editorial team is delighted to bring you the 21st edition of Law à la Mode, the legal magazine produced by DLA Piper’s Fashion, Retail and Design Group for distribution to clients and contacts of the firm...more

11/8/2016 - Australia E-Commerce Fashion Industry Hong Kong Retailers Tariff Act of 1930 UK UK Brexit

Law à la Mode: Whose Name is it Anyway?

Designing under your own name is a natural, even intuitive choice for many designers and is an established practice in the fashion industry. ...more

5/24/2016 - EU Fashion Branding Fashion Industry IP License Likelihood of Confusion Partnerships Trademarks UK

Law à la Mode: Registrations with US Customs; Trademark harmonization across the GCC; and more

One of the frequently noted yet seldom discussed benefits of trademark and copyright registration in the United States is the ability to record those registrations with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Recording...more

4/25/2016 - Brand Fashion Industry Imports Retailers U.S. Customs

European Trademark Reform: The 10 most relevant changes for Trademark Portfolio Management

European trademark law is facing the biggest reform since the introduction of the Community trademark system in 1996. The recently adopted European Trademark Reform will bring substantial changes not only to Community...more

3/14/2016 - Corporate Counsel EU EU Directive International Harmonization International Trademark Protection OHIM Trademark Registration Young Lawyers

Law a la Mode - Issue 18 November 2015

The Australian editorial team is delighted to bring you the 18th edition of Law a` la Mode, the quarterly legal magazine produced by DLA Piper’s Fashion, Retail and Design Group for distribution to clients and contacts of the...more

12/21/2015 - Advertising Australia Cartels Counterfeiting E-Commerce EU Fashion Design Fashion Industry Internet Retailers Modern Slavery Act Retail Licenses Retailers UK

Law A' La Mode - Issue 17 October 2015

The Netherlands editorial team is delighted to bring you the 17th edition of Law a` la Mode, the quarterly legal magazine produced by DLA Piper’s Fashion, Retail and Design group for clients and contacts of the firm...more

10/20/2015 - Advertising Blogs Brand Business Taxes China Color Marks Commercial Leases Competition Act Employer Liability Issues EU Fashion Branding Fashion Design Fashion Industry Internet Retailers Netherlands Retailers Sales Tax Sexual Harassment Spain Trademarks UK UK Consumer Rights Act

Law À La Mode - Special Edition – INTA 2015

In This Issue: - DUBAI’S d3: National talent meets international brands - COMBATTING COUNTERFEIT GOODS ONLINE: Are Alibaba’s anti-counterfeiting efforts enough? - A GUIDE TO PROTECTING A NEW FASHION ITEM: Our...more

5/5/2015 - AdWords Alibaba B&B Hardware v Hargis Industries China Counterfeiting Dubai Fashion Branding Fashion Industry Google Issue Preclusion Italy Keyword Advertising Online Platforms Patents SAIC The Patent Box Trademarks

UK IP Law Gets A Restyle

In the Northern Hemisphere’s autumn of 2014, IP law hit the UK headlines, in light of the most significant series of reforms in years....more

2/20/2015

Law À La Mode - Issue 15 – January 2015 (Global)

In This Issue: - Falling Foul Of China’s Trademark System: The Dangers Of International Trademark Applications In China - Retention Of Title: Protecting Your Business From Customer’s Insolvency - Fashion...more

2/10/2015 - Big Data China Commercial Leases EU EU Data Protection Laws Fashion Industry International Trademark Protection Internet Retailers Retailers Slogans Trademarks

Business Round Up: The News and the Views

Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd [2014] EWHC 2631 (Ch) Two particular points for brand owners to take away from the decision: 1. If faced with an invalidity challenge on the grounds of s3(1)(b) or (c)...more

11/21/2014 - Counterfeiting Cyber Crimes Fashion Branding Fashion Industry Trademarks UK Victoria Secret

Law À La Mode - Issue 14 – October 2014 (Global)

In This Issue: - Understanding the EU Consumer Rights Directive: An overview of the new Directive on Consumer Rights and its implementation in Belgium, France, Italy and the UK - Free Zones in the UAE: What do...more

10/27/2014 - Asia Data Protection Design Patent E-Commerce EU European Court of Justice (ECJ) Fashion Design Fashion Industry Free Trade Zone Internet Retailers Patent Litigation Patents Privacy Laws Retail Market Retailers UK

Law À La Mode: Special Edition – INTA 2014

In This Issue: - MODERNISATION OF THE TRADEMARK SYSTEM: Is Europe on the cusp of trademark law reform? - FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE: Brand owners face unique challenges in Russia - DETAINING COUNTERFEIT GOODS: New...more

5/16/2014 - 3D Printing Brand China Counterfeit Goods Regulation Counterfeiting EU Inter Partes Review (IPR) Proceeding Patent Reform Patents Russia Trademarks

Law À La Mode - Issue 13 - April 2014

In This Issue: - PRIVACY BY DESIGN? FASHION FLAIR TRANSFORMS WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES: The rise of the wearables – and the data protection challenges they bring - EFFECTIVELY DELIVERING IT SERVICES IN THE RETAIL...more

4/11/2014 - Advertising Brand Copyright Counterfeiting Data Protection EU Fashion Industry Patent Litigation Patents Technology Trademarks

Great Britain: Internet Providers reject blocking of illegal gambling sites

According to a report by the Financial Times, British internet service providers (ISPs) have rejected an attempt by the Gambling Commission to post warning pages on unlicensed gambling websites, alerting the user that the...more

1/30/2014 - Internet Internet Service Providers (ISPs) Online Gaming UK

Law À La Mode - Issue 12 – Winter 2013/14 (Global)

In This Issue: - Mandatory Employment Of Women In Retail Stores In Saudi Arabia: Key points for complying with the new requirements for retailers to employ women in female-oriented stores - No Logo Required:...more

1/18/2014 - Advertising Brand CCTV Celebrity Endorsements Fashion Branding Fashion Industry Franchises GST International Labor Laws IPO Origin R&D Tax Credits Retail Market Sales & Use Tax Tax Reform USPTO

Law À La Mode - Issue 11 – Fall 2013

In This Issue: - Who are you wearing? Protecting the power of your name - Cosmetics – preserving their reputation: Concerns over chemical preservatives - Australian dollar heads south: Will parallel...more

10/11/2013 - Arbitration Australia Brand Child Labor Copyright Cosmetics Data Protection Design Patent DOL Fashion Industry Imports International Arbitration Modeling Patents Privacy Laws Retailers UK Unpaid Interns

Ministry Claim Spotted Raising Original Copyright Issues

A UK High Court claim filed this week by the Ministry of Sound record label against music streaming site Spotify raises some interesting issues around the originality threshold for copyright works. ...more

9/5/2013 - Copyright Internet Streaming Music UK

Rights in Data Handbook: Protecting and exploiting IP in data and databases internationally

INTRODUCTION - The value of data and databases to business is undeniable and continues to increase. As a result the laws which enable data to be protected and exploited are crucial to many industries, from horseracing to...more

1/7/2013 - Data Protection Databases EU Intellectual Property Litigation Privacy Laws

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