Monday, 14 November 2016

Birgit Clark's publications



  • “Communication to the Public” under EU Copyright Law: An Increasingly Delphic Concept or Intentional Fragmentation? (with Sabrina Tozzi), E.I.P.R. 12 (2016) 38, pp. 715-717
     
  • Knowledge Management in Law Firms: How it Affects Trademark Practice", INTA Bulletin, November 1, 2016  Vol. 71, No. 19.
     
  • Kahn v Germany: 0–1. European Court of Human Rights clarifies scope of privacy for celebrities’ children (with Inna Olar), Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice first published online October 25, 2016  doi:10.1093/jiplp/jpw152
     
  • Happy ending for the fairy tale castle ‘Neuschwanstein’ trade mark? (with Markus Hecht), Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice first published online October 22, 2016  doi:10.1093/jiplp/jpw138
     
  • German Constitutional Court decides that artistic freedom may prevail over copyright exploitation rights ('Metall auf Metall), (with Fabian Böttger); Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2016; doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw109
     
  • Oh my word!--German Federal Court of Justice decides that publishers should not receive a flat-rate contribution of collecting society VG Wort's revenues, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice 2016; doi: 10.1093/jiplp/jpw102
     
  • Landlord Liability for IP Infringements: CJEU Holds that Operators of Physical Marketplace are Intermediaries under the Enforcement Directive in Tommy Hilfiger (C-494/15), (with Markus Hecht), E.I.P.R. 11 (2016) 38, pp. 703-707
     
  • Much ado about nothing (with Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy), Law Lore & Practice, September 2016, p. 8
     
  • What’s the use? CJEU clarifies the meaning of  “use” of a trade mark (with Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2016) 11 (10), pp. 724-726
     
  • A delicate balance: 'emotional retaliation protected as freedom of expression under the German Constitution, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2016) 11 (9), pp. 658-660.
     
  • Showdown! - General Court annuls the annulment of the ‘Winnetou’ trade mark, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2016) 11 (8): pp. 574-576
     
  • No Alphabet Song: acronyms, letter sequences and the likelihood of confusion, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice (2016) 11 (7), pp. 479-481  
     
  • Preparing for Changes in EU Trademark Law (with Ben Hitchens, World Trademark Review, April 2016)
     
  • Still got the blues …? BGH rules in ‘Nivea Blau’ colour trade mark case (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, March 2016, pp. 164-165)
     
  • Bearing up: Bundesgerichtshof decides that not every golden bear is a ‘Goldbear’ (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 2016, pp. 85-87)
     
  • Keyword advertising in the European Union (with Ben Hitchens, World Trademark Review, January 2016)
     
  • Dos and don’ts of fluid marketing (World Trademark Review, December 2015/January 2016, pp. 92-92)
     
  • Goldrapper: no copyright protection for de-lyricized samples used as looped background for a rap track? (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, November 2015, pp. 816-817)
     
  • In uncertain territory: the impact of the ONEL decision on Community trade marks (ITMA Review, October/November 2015, pp. 24 – 25)
     
  • Acronyms within composite marks and the question of likelihood of confusion (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, August 2015, pp. 577-578)
     
  • Courts and OHIM stay ahead of the curve (with Ben Hitchens, World Trademark Review, June/July 2015, pp. 124 - 125)
     
  • The perils and powers of passing off (with Ben Hitchens, World Trademark Review, April/May 2015 pp.  110)
     
  • No riddles or ambiguities (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, April 2015, pp. 313-314)
     
  • Vorsprung through legal technique: ‘Eisenführ/Schennen’ commentary on the Community Trade Mark Regulation (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, March 2015, pp. 224-225)
     
  • Court delivers yes on yellow (ITMA Review, December 2014/January 2015, pp. 26 – 27)
     
  • Three colours red? CJEU rules on contourless colour trade marks (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, December 2014, pp. 958-961)
     
  • Faster, safer and more attractive? OHIM introduces “Fast Track” Application System, in: LL&P, December 2014, p. 6)
     
  • Gold bear wars reloaded (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, October 2014, pp. 795-796)
     
  • Fleurop: when keyword advertising may exceptionally be a trade mark infringement after all (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice/ GRUR International, August 2014, pp. 693 – 695)
     
  • @WIPO—#Twitter account review (with Daniel Joy, Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2014, pp. 615-616)
     
  • Between a rock and a hard place? Bundesgerichtshof decides Hard Rock Café trade mark dispute (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2014, pp. 544-546)
     
  • Impossible (im)position? General Court refuses registration of teddy maker Steiff's position mark (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2014, pp. 542-543)
     
  • EuGH: Verkehrsdurchsetzung einer konturlosen Farbmarke (GRURPrax, July 2014, 14/2014)
     
  • The price of popularity - brand genericide (ITMA Review, March 2014, pp.
     
  • Keeping it clean: invalidity of a registered Community design based on likelihood of confusion with earlier 3D Community trade mark (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 2014, pp. 106 - 108)
     
  • A polarizing tale: General Court decides in Polar Bear KNUT trade mark dispute (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, January 2014, pp. 13 -14)
     
  • Rintisch revisited: Bundesgerichtshof decides PROTI II (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, November 2013, pp. 815 - 817)
     
  • ‘Freckles on her nose, diddle diddle dee’: copyright protection of a literary figure (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, November 2013, pp. 817-819)
     
  • Baby™ — a not quite serious look at motherhood and brands (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, October 2013, p. 8 Guest Editorial)
     
  • High Court of England and Wales: AdWords – Interflora, die Zweite (GRURPrax, August 2013, p. 359)
     
  • Bundesgerichtshof decides in Zappa trade mark dispute (Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, July 2013, pp 267 - 272)
     
  • MOST(ly) Pralines—Bundesgerichtshof further clarifies its guidance on keyword advertising (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2013, pp. 498 - 499)
     
  • Gold Bear wars (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2013, pp. 499-501)
     
  • A trade mark practitioner's little helper  (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, December 2012, pp. 900-901)
     
  • Google image search still does not infringe copyright, reaffirms Bundesgerichtshof (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, November 2012, pp. 788-789)
     
  • Off piste? ECJ decides Austrian Supreme Court's ‘Adwords’jurisdiction question in Wintersteiger (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, October 2012, pp.701-703)
     
  • Defying convention (with Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy) (Intellectual Property Magazine, July/August 2012, pp.77-78)
     
  • General Court refuses ‘racist’ PAKI trade mark  (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, June 2012, pp. 392-394

  • England and Wales Patents County Court: Bloße Ähnlichkeit der Bildgestaltung genügt für Bildverletzung (GRURPrax, February 2012, 4/2012)
     
  • Going bananas? Bundesgerichtshof decides Bananabay II (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 2012, pp. 84-86)
     
  • Send me no flowers? CJEU decides in INTERFLORA AdWords case (LL&P, December 2011, pp. 5-6)
     
  • Odysseus between Scylla and Charybdis? The ECJ rules in L'Oréal v eBay (with Maximilian Schubert) (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, December 2011, pages 880-888)
     
  • More AdWords and the ‘Google/shop assistant’ analogy (with Maximilian Schubert) (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, September 2011, pp. 602-604)
     
  • No fairy tale ending for Neuschwanstein trade mark (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, August 2011, pp. 517 - 520)
     
  • High Court of England and Wales (Chancery Division): „Knebelverfügungen“ zum Schutz des Privatlebens von Prominenten (GRURPrax, June 2011, p. 242)
     
  • The chocolate menagerie: the General Court decides on bunny, reindeer and mouse shapes (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, June 2011, pp. 361-364)
     
  • 'Wintersteiger'—Austrian Supreme Court refers jurisdiction question in AdWord cases to the ECJ (with Maximilian Schubert) (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, May 2011, pp. 288-290)
     
  • Stepping on toes: General Court refuses registration of Hallux mark (ITMA Review, April 2011, pp. 29 - 31)
     
  • Bundesgerichtshof decides in Hartplatzhelden.de case (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, April 2011, pp. 221-222)
     
  • AdWords and Resellers: ECJ decides in Portakabin case (LL&P, December 2010, pp. 9 -10)
     
  • diegesellschafter.de - case comment (ITMA Review, December 2010, pp. 16 - 18)
     
  • Case comment Intellectual Property: "Vorsprung durch Technik" (with Jeremy Phillips) (The Journal of British Business Law, Issue 4 2010, pp. 371-373)
     
  • Bananabay or Eis.de — the ‘overlooked' German AdWord referral (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, September 2010, pp. 620-622)
     
  • Google Image Search does not infringe copyright, says Bundesgerichtshof (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, August 2010, pp. 553-555)
     
  • AdWords here, there and everywhere: The ECJ decides in French, Austrian and German AdWord referrals (LL&P, July 2010, pp. 2-3 )
     
  • ECJ decides in French Google AdWord referrals: more seek than find? (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, July 2010, pp. 477-480)
     
  • Airdsl - BGH clarifies protection of domain names as "work titles" (Intellectual Property Magazine, May 2010, pp. 42-43)
     
  • BergSpechte – the ‘forgotten’ AdWord case (ITMA Review, May 2010, pp. 19 - 20)
     
  • The Protection of Posthumous Works under the German Copyright Act: Motezuma's revenge? (Entertainment Law Review, Issue 3 2010, pp. 116 - 117)
     
  • Bundesgerichtshof decides in the Opel/Autec toy car case (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, April 2010, pp. 212 - 213)
     
  • 'Best Buy' not distinctive enough for registration (ITMA Review, March 2010, pp. 12 - 13)
     
  • VIAGRA vs STYRIAGRA (Trademark World, February 2010, pp. 18 - 19)
     
  • World Cup trade mark dispute: 1-0 says the German Federal Supreme Court (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, February 2010, pp. 81 - 82)
     
  • Centrixx versus senisxx hinges on how Germans pronounce fantasy words (ITMA Review, January/February 2010, pp. 17 - 19)
  • Exclamation mark is not a trade mark, says the CFI! (ITMA Review, December 2009, pp. 19 - 20)
     
  • News comment: The Estate of Jim Morrison a/k/a Lou and Pearl Courson v Rick Sentieri, Communication Services Group (Entertainment Law Review, Issue 7 2009, pp. N-50 - N51)
     
  • In Dubio Pro Arte? No Ban for the Film ‘Der Baader-Meinhof-Komplex’ (Entertainment Law Review, Issue 5 2009, pp.178 - 182)
     
  • Germany: Recent decisions by the German Federal Supreme Court (LL&P, July 2009, p. 11)
     
  • Bundesgerichtshof refers AdWord question to the ECJ (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, June 2009, pp. 396 - 398)
     
  • Hooray for Hollywood? (No) trade mark protection for Marlene Dietrich's Image (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, May 2009, pp. 314 - 316)
     
  • Afilias.de: no protection of earlier domain name registration? (Trademark World, April 2009, pp. 21 - 22)
     
  • Princess Caroline: German Federal Supreme Court Again Considers the Lawfulness of the Publication of a Celebrity Photograph (Entertainment Law Review, Issue 3 2009, pp. 107 - 111)
     
  • Ban on the 'real life horror movie' Rohtenburg upheld (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, March 2009, pp. 161 - 164)
     
  • Gesundheit! Some recent decisions by the German Federal Supreme Court (LL&P, February 2009, p. 10)
     
  • ECJ clarifies dilution test for owners of well-known brands (with Felicity Hide) (Managing Intellectual Property, February 2009, pp. 28 - 30)
     
  • Knut, Flocke, and Co: the bear facts revealed - Festive Feature Article (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, December 2008, pp. 764 - 774)
     
  • 'Cool Water' and 'Icy Cold': comparative advertising for perfume imitations through the use of allusive product names (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, November 2008, pp. 688 - 690)
  • 'Google AdWords', keywords, metatags: a view from one German Higher Regional Court (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, August 2008, pp. 496 - 498)
     
  • Parallel imports, repackaging of pharmaceuticals, and the forfeiture defence under Article 242 of the German Civil Code (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, May 2008, pp. 281 - 283)
     
  • Freedom of art v personality rights: ban upheld on the real life novel Esra (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, April 2008, pp. 221 - 224)
     
  • German Federal Supreme Court: no exclusive rights in the descriptive word ‘Kinder’ (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, March 2008, pp. 154 - 156)
     
  • Grossbritannien: Einführung eines beschleunigten Anmeldeverfahrens im Markenrecht (GRUR International, March 2008, pp. 267 - 268)
     
  • English ‘fantasy words’ in the mind of the German: what has art got to do with advertising? (Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, January 2008, pp. 10 - 12)
     
  • Grossbritannien: Änderungen im Markenrecht (GRUR International, December 2007, pp. 1053 – 1054)
     
  • Die Begrenzung des strafrechtlichen Schutzes der Ehre: durch die Meinungsfreiheit (Art. 5 I GG), die Kunstfreiheit (Art. 5 III GG) und die Wahrnehmung berechtigter Interessen (§ 193 StGB), Nomos Verlag Baden-Baden 2004, 363 pages, ISBN 978-3-8329-0722-8