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Defective as Standard

A windfarm construction dispute demonstrates that the courts are not required to follow the literal interpretation of a particular provision where it is inconsistent with the contract as a whole. In the case of MT Højgaard A/S v E.On Climate And Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Ltd & Anor [2015]…

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Mark

  A case involving competing ukulele orchestras demonstrates the difficulties in proving the validity of a descriptive English language Community Trade Mark and the enduring usefulness of national trade mark registrations and passing off. The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain v Clausen & Anor (t/a the United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra) [2015]…