`...an entertaining treatment of an important subject, a mixture of practical advice, policy analysis and debate. there is something in the book for every trademark practitioner... Phillips and Simon obviously had high aspirations for this book and the end result is rewarding.' Anthony Prenol, The Trademark Reporter
`... of interest to intellectual property lawyers, trade mark owners and brand managers.' Practical Law
`...the reviewers admire all the more the ability of Jeremy Philips and Ilanah Simon to herd their cats together, not least on a topic where there are clearly many views to consider...Therefore the debate as to what is meant by "use" remains topical, and this new work, Trade Mark Use, considering various jurisdictions from a practical and academic perspective, is most welcome...Davis' style makes enjoyable reading, as she compares UK case law from the twentieth century on the trade mark common...the mixture of the editors and contributors ensures there will be something in the text of interest to any reader who turns to its pages.' James Tumbridge, Christopher Stothers and Charlotte Jacobsen(Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy LLP, London), European Intellectual Property Review.
`a volume of essays authored by a distinguished collection of Trade Mark academics and practitioners...Good practical advice mixes with trade mark legal theory and case analysis. The result is fascinating, insightful and engaging. Trade Mark Use should find a place on the shelves of any institution where Trade Mark Law and practice is studied as apart of an intellectual property law syllabus. At the same time, it will be read with interest by students of marketing, branding and advertising...This book has not direct competitor. It enjoys the same relaxed yet authoritative style of Jeremy Philips' Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy...Trade Mark Use will complement the standard intellectual property texts on trade marksit should be essential reading for students preparing for professional Trade Mark attorney qualifications. Academics will find much to enliven lectures, and enhance their own trade mark research.' Ruth Soetendorp, Bournemouth University
About the Author
Professor Jeremy Phillips
is Intellectual Property Consultant to London-based solicitors Olswang, and previously held a variety of academic posts. He is currently Visiting Professorial Fellow, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, as well as a visiting professor at UCL, Bournemouth University and the University of Alicante. Jeremy edits the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice
and has been consultant editor of the Butterworths Intellectual Property Law Handbook
since its inception. His most recent book, Trade Mark Law: A Practical Anatomy
, was published in 2003 by Oxford University Press.Ilanah Simon
is a Doctoral Associate of the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, and holds two degrees from University College London. Her doctoral thesis is a comparative study of trade mark dilution in the United States and the European Union. She has published numerous articles in recent years, particularly within the field of trade mark law. A regular contributor of cases for the MARQUES case law database, Ilanah is Deputy Editor of the European Trade Mark Reports
and the contributory editor for trade mark law in the European Union Law Reporter
. She is also joint director of the IPKat, the first intellectual property based weblog to be based in Europe.