The Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act received Royal Assent on 27 May 2014 and came into effect on 1 July, 2014. It regulates the commercial use of indicia and images associated with three major international sporting events taking place over the next four years
On 28 January 2014 the Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the High Court, ruling that a US-based company should not be able to label their imported yoghurt as “Greek”. “Greek yoghurt” has become increasingly popular in the UK and elsewhere, with perceived health benefits compared with “ordinary” yoghurts.
The case between IPC Media Limited and Media 10 Limited ( EWHC 3796 (IPEC)) concerns the two parties’ concurrent use of the mark IDEAL HOME.