brand names cost more but is the quality any better

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  • Flynn Pharma Ltd v Drugsrus Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 06, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2759 (Ch)

    1. This claim is brought by the Claimant (`Flynn Pharma') alleging that the Defendants are proposing to infringe its trade mark `Flynn' by importing into the United Kingdom pharmaceutical products which have been sold in other EU member States under the brand name `Epanutin' and affixing to them the name `Phenytoin Sodium Flynn'. The relief sought...

    ... EU member States under the brand name `Epanutin' and affixing to ... are responsible for the quality, testing and specification of ... (side effects) and/or better safety profiles, the place for ... This question is all the more important because parallel ... it under different names in different territories; CERIS ..., in particular Prescription Cost Analysis data published by the ...

  • Edge Tools & Equipment Ltd v Greatstar Europe Ltd, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 02, 2018, [2018] EWHC 170 (QB)

    1. Edge Tools & Equipment Ltd (``Edge'') is a family-owned company. Mr Ian Clarke owns 85% of its shares. The remainder are owned by Mrs Debra Clarke and their sons Henry and Jack. Edge designs, manufactures, develops and sells, amongst other things, professional and DIY grade diamond blades. There are many diamond blades on the market. To the untu...

    ... its own ``Edge Diamond'' brand. In 2004, however, while ...15. More generally, some of the matters ... - both are after operating costs to serve the sale are deducted ... have seen it before and quality reigns. As discussed in detail I ... ``any trade marks, trade names, signs, logos or other devices ... evidence, though still better than the 30 day (or less) ...

  • Mr H TV Ltd v ITV2 Ltd, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 08, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2840 (Comm)

    1. The sole director and shareholder of the claimant company is Mr Neville Hendricks. His business and that of the claimant is the production of reality television programmes featuring the real lives of popular show business personalities. Specifically, for some seven years until the summer of 2011, when the dispute with which this case is concerne...

    ...Indeed the ``CAN'' in the names of both companies was an ... 12 July 2011 (dealt with in more detail below), one from Mr ... reimbursement of various costs claimed. . The contractual ...(4) Image and ``brand'' are of central importance in ... saying: ``I thought it better to just email them as we will ... to protect him and the quality of the show. He asserted that ...

  • Erlam & Ors v Rahman & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, April 23, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1215 (QB)

    1 22 May 2014 was Election Day throughout the United Kingdom. There was a nationwide election for members of the European Parliament. Many local authorities had council elections and a few local authorities had mayoral elections. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets had all three. While undoubtedly making practical sense to hold all the relevant ele...

    ..., a candidate has received more than half of the first ... papers showing their names as first preferences are ... seek an order for his own costs against them. 14 Consequently, ..., and what may be better characterised as duress, where ... of the later attempts to brand Mr Biggs a racist, it is ... did not meet the minimum quality threshold score of 40, were ...

  • Maier & Anor v Asos Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 01, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 220

    1. There are before the court appeals and cross appeals from three judgments of Rose J given on 19 September 2013, 16 October 2013 and 4 February 2014 concerning Community trade mark number 4580767 (``the CTM'') for the word ASSOS which is owned and used by the claimants (together ``Assos'') and United Kingdom trade mark number 2530115 (``the UK tr...

    ... Wyand QC and Benet Brandreth (instructed by Bird & Bird) . ... consistent with the high quality brand image associated with the ... other like items are even more expensive. The judge ... dress, reported to have cost $90 on the ASOS online store. . ... under third party brand names. 13. The ASOS logo has evolved ... the Regulation fared no better. The judge recorded that Assos ...

  • Arbuthnott v Bonnyman & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, May 08, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1410 (Ch)

    Hearing dates: 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st January, 3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th 26th February and 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th March 2014 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - JudgmentMrs Justice Asplin : 1. This case concerns claims of unfair prejudice under s.994 of the C...

    ... says that they would be better described as expropriation ... career he had advised on more change of ownership transactions ... leavers who should receive costs (which I understand will be v. ... reflect the value of the brand and ensure the interests of the ... is that of a high quality firm and that performance is ... are registered in the names of the new holder, which is ...

  • Primary Group (UK) Ltd & Ors v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, April 11, 2014, [2014] EWHC 1082 (Ch)

    1. The Second Claimant (``Primary Group'') is the parent company of a group which has carried on business in the non-life insurance industry since 1997. The First Claimant (``Primary UK'') is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Primary Group. From 1997 to 2007 the First Defendant (``RBS'') provided banking services to the Claimants (collectively, ``Primar...

    ... The necessary quality of confidence 209. ... information was disclosed more widely and that it was used for ... first internet focussed brand''. Later in the same document, ... don't make one feel any better.''. 48. Mr James said that it ... been sufficient to fund costs of recent acquisitions, internal ... for this purpose the names of any Party or any other person ...

  • Harris & Anor, R (on the application of) v Broads Authority, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, April 12, 2016, [2016] EWHC 799 (Admin)

    1. ``The Broads comprise over 300 square kilometres of wetland landscapes in east Norfolk and Suffolk. The Broads Authority [(``the Authority'') and the Defendant here], describes it as ``the UK's largest protected wetland and boast[ing] a quarter of its rarest species. The broad, shallow lakes are man-made rather than natural. They began as pits...

    ... inter alia ``that the brand ``Broads National Park'' be ... deterioration in water quality within the Broads combined with ... tourism industry, with many more indirectly supported. Tourism ... markets which we need better to penetrate''. One of the ... differing and confusing names which have been applied to it. .... Consequential matters. Costs. 114. It is common ground that ...

  • Virulite LLC v Virulite Distribution Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, February 26, 2014, [2014] EWHC 366 (QB)

    1. For a number of years the main treatment for cold sores in the United Kingdom, the United States and elsewhere has been by the topical application of creams. Some are available over the counter [``OTC''] while others are available only on prescription [``POM'']. In the United States the dominant market leader is Abreva, which is available OTC.

    ... 1072 nanometres: hence the names of the Defendant companies. ...: I shall consider it more closely later in the judgment. ... The costs of the application to the FDA ... when they had good quality clinical data on the current ... open in the hope of doing better, without rejecting or ... orders but to no other brand awareness campaign. I find that ...

  • Millen v Karen Millen Fashions Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, August 16, 2016, [2016] EWHC 2104 (Ch)

    1. In this introductory section of my judgment I will summarise the background and issues at a high level, in an attempt to improve readability. There is much more detail to the dispute, which I have taken into account and to which I return below. 2. The Claimant, Karen Millen, was one of the moving spirits (the other was her partner, Kevin Sta...

    ... There is much more detail to the dispute, which I ... in the world under the names KAREN or KAREN MILLEN (or ... of the KAREN MILLEN brand. 21. Two other matters were of ...59. Thus I think it is better to make findings specifically ... of relatively high quality for its price. b. Typical prices ... For example, the capital costs of launching a new store are ...

  • Interflora Inc & Anor v Marks and Spencer Plc, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, November 05, 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 1403

    1. This is the judgment of the court upon an appeal by the defendant (``M & S'') against the judgments of Arnold J given on 21 May, 23 May and 12 June 2013 and his consequential orders made on 23 May and 12 June 2013 whereby he entered judgment for the claimants (collectively ``Interflora'') on their claim for infringement of their national and Com...

    ... trade under their own brand names but also under the trade ... usually displayed in one or more parts of the SERP, namely in a ... if the value justified the cost. The evidence did not satisfy ... M & S had achieved much better results by bidding on ... have been of the highest quality and we are most grateful for all ...

  • Gul Bottlers (PVT) Ltd v Nichols Plc, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, July 02, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2173 (Comm)

    1. In these proceedings the claimant (Gul) seeks damages in respect of the profits which it contends it would have made under a licence agreement (the Agreement) granted to it by the defendant (Nichols) for the production and distribution of Vimto double strength (DS) cordial and ready-to-drink carbonated Vimto drinks across Pakistan. It was Gul's...

    ... additional shipment costs and the DS Cordial was ... as a premium product in the more expensive ``top end'' stores in ..... 7 QUALITY OF PRODUCTS. 7.1 All products ..., the development of its brand by your client in Pakistan on ... currently enjoyed better growth prospects and margins ... which had become household names by offering relatively healthy ...

  • OMV Petrom SA v Glencore International AG, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 13, 2015, [2015] EWHC 666 (Comm)

    1. This case concerns a fraud committed many years ago by the defendant, formerly known as Marc Rich & Co AG (which became Glencore International AG in 1994 and to which I will refer as ``Glencore'' save where the context requires otherwise) upon the claimant (to which I will refer as ``Petrom''). Petrom is a Romanian oil company which, following c...

    ... of crude oil was more haphazard than the programme ... evidence as to the actual costs of either the purchase of the ...; (ii) certificates of quality and of quantity issued by Mercur ... documents are a better guide to the true position than ... as ``Pay attention to names because this could create an ..., if it had not got those brands from Glencore, it would have ...

  • Derek Hodd Ltd v Climate Change Capital Ltd, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, June 14, 2013, [2013] EWHC 1665 (Ch)

    1. This is principally a claim to recover a contingency fee alleged to be payable for consultancy services in the field of expense reduction provided under a written agreement dated 13 November 2006 (``the 2006 Agreement''). The sum charged for those services by an invoice issued on 12 February 2008 was £125,250 plus VAT, making a total of £142,67...

    ... access to their brand and we were required to trade ...(1)(a)(iii) of the Business Names Act 1985, and that the defendant ... alleged debt can be in no better a position than Zukra itself. . ... his witness statement reads more like a written submission and ... and consider ways to cut costs''. 25. Mr Temperton's comment on ... us to identify your quality and service needs, audit and ...

  • Cartier International AG & Ors v British Sky Broadcasting Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 06, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 658

    1. These are appeals by five English internet service providers (Sky, BT, EE, TalkTalk and Virgin, collectively ``the ISPs'') against orders made on 11 November and 5 December 2014 by Mr Justice Arnold which required them to block or attempt to block access by their customers to certain websites (``the target websites'') which were advertising and

    ... Speck QC and Benet Brandreth (instructed by Wiggin LLP) . for ... which dealt with the costs of obtaining the orders and ... scene and provide a little more of the factual background. I ... almost always of lower quality than the genuine articles and ... to the famous brand names. Thirdly, the cachet associated ... to the second order is no better than it is in relation to the ...

  • Involnert Management Inc v Aprilgrange Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 08, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2225 (Comm)

    1. In the early morning of 3 December 2011 the claimant's yacht ``Galatea'' (``the Yacht'') caught fire at her mooring in the Athens Marina. As a result of the fire, the Yacht was damaged beyond economic repair. The defendants (``Insurers'') had agreed to insure the Yacht against all risks for an agreed value of €13 million. In this action the c...

    ... the factual background in more detail and make findings on ... list price for building a brand new Athena 115 was €12m. Mr ... if you have something better to offer''. 36. The document ... Riva brand is a higher quality yacht than some in his ... this was what it would cost to buy a new yacht to replace ... relationship with names who were members of their ...

  • The Federal Mogul Asbestos Personal Injury Trust v Federal-Mogul Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, June 27, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2002 (Comm)

    1. The claimant in these proceedings is a Trust (the ``Trust'') established in circumstances described more fully below by an order of the US Bankruptcy Court on 8 November 2007 and in accordance with the terms of a Joint Plan of Re-Organisation (specifically the Fourth Joint Plan of Re-organization for Debtors and Debtors in Possession (as Modifie...

    ... in circumstances described more fully below by an order of the ... system, certainly if the costs of defending the claims are ..., greatly affecting quality of life); and. iv) Diffuse ... products and had the names of the manufacturers on file. ... plaintiff lawyers were better at trying cases than others and ... filters of that particular brand contained asbestos. . vii) ...

  • Weatherford Global Products Ltd v Hydropath Holdings Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Technology and Construction Court, August 01, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2725 (TCC)

    1. This case arises out of the manufacture and supply of a patented product, known as (or which I will call) the ``Clearwell Product'', by Hydropath Holdings Ltd (``Hydropath''), the Defendant, to Weatherford Global Products Ltd (``Weatherford''), the Claimant, pursuant to a number of agreements. The Clearwell Product was essentially an electronic

    ...Benet Brandreth (instructed by Trethowans LLP) ... unnecessarily long, it is more difficult to focus on what each ..., liabilities, proceedings, costs, expenses, damages or losses ... Manufacturer on price, quality and delivery. 4. [This provided ... in and to its trade marks names and brands and neither party ... were sold or rented, the better it was for Clearwell because it ...

  • McGann v Bisping, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, December 15, 2017, [2017] EWHC 2951 (Comm)

    1. The defendant, Michael Bisping (``Mr Bisping''), is a mixed martial arts fighter, who is well-known in that world. The claimant, Anthony McGann (``Mr McGann''), was for a period Mr Bisping's manager. In this action, Mr McGann claims payment of arrears of commission on Mr Bisping's earnings, and repayment of expenses alleged to have been paid on...

    ... & Counterclaim was even more blunt, pleading in terms in ... and at proportionate cost and to enforce compliance with ... Buttimore again has the better of the argument on this aspect ... May 2012 between Ultimate Brand Management LLC, MMA Management ... submitted that the poor quality copy of the Management Agreement ... and of the witnesses whose names appear on the Management ...

  • Days Medical Aids Ltd. v Pihsiang Machinery Manufacturing Co Ltd.& Ors, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, January 29, 2004, [2004] UKCLR 384,[2004] 1 All ER (Comm) 991,[2004] Eu LR 477,[2004] EWHC 44 (Comm)

    The Claimant (“DMA”) seeks substantial damages from the Defendants for the alleged wrongful repudiation by the first Defendant (“Pihsiang”) of an Agreement dated 6 February 1996 (“the Agreement”) by which DMA and Pihsiang agreed that DMA should be the exclusive distributor throughout the UK and mainland Europe of Pihsiang’s “entire range of s...

    ... of the Shoprider brand names/trademarks” in Norway). ... be competitive in price, quality and design and to refrain from ... and his father would know better. It is clear from the ... are in general commercially more beneficial to Pihsiang than ... about sale volumes, costs and margins DMA estimated “the ...

  • Woolley & Anor v Up Global Sourcing UK Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Family Division, February 27, 2014, [2014] EWHC 493 (Ch)

    1. This is the taking of an account pursuant to an Order made on 1 March 2012 by Mr Robert Englehart QC sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division (``the Order''). The hearing before me took place between 17 and 20 February 2014. I heard oral evidence from the First Claimant (``NW''), Mr Luscombe, the Managing Director of the Second Defenda...

    ... times marketed under the brand name ``Henley''. From the date ... no significance; the brand names were overtly presented on the ...i) Any element of central costs incurred by UPL; . ii) An ... . 23. Moreover, in my judgment, the exercise ... and on the nature and quality of some evidence given by Mr ... however, I consider it better if the parties were to agree a ...

  • Birdi v Specsavers Optical Group Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 13, 2015, [2015] EWHC 2870 (Ch)

    1. This is the trial of certain issues arising on an unfair prejudice petition brought under s. 994 of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to the affairs of the 4th Respondent, Dartford Specsavers Ltd (``Dartford''). 2. Dartford has a share capital of £100 divided into 100 `A' shares of 50p each and 100 `B' shares of 50p each. The Petitioner, Ms

    ... As explained in more detail below, it is now common ... from Dartford and the costs of the investigation. Mr Patel ... twice); and this is a better indicator of the profitability ... commitment to quality eyecare and customer service. ... main patient files in the names of S Coor and R Nash; that the ... the reputation of the brand and company at risk in the event ...

  • Titan Europe 2006-3 Plc v Colliers International UK Plc, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, September 30, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3106 (Comm)

    1. This is a claim by Titan Europe 2006-3 plc, an Irish company, against Colliers International UK plc (``Colliers''), an English company which went into liquidation on 28 March 2012. At the relevant time, Colliers was part of a global real estate services organisation whose expertise included the valuation of commercial properties. The proceedin...

    ..., and that he was a more rigorous expert than Mr Manley, ... valuation of €140m net of costs at 7%. It assumed a very strong ... is therefore more the quality of the lease than of the ... the lease to obtain better terms. If it did not recover, ... was one of the best known names in German retailing, and had not ... tower demonstrated the brand, which had strong links with ...

  • Vestergaard Frandsen A/S (now Called MVF 3Aps) v Bestnet Europe Ltd & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 03, 2014, [2014] EWHC 3159 (Ch)

    1. In April 2009 Arnold J (`the Judge') handed down judgment in which he held that the Defendants had misused the Claimants' confidential information: [2009] EWHC 657 (Ch) (`the Liability Judgment'). That followed a 16 day trial earlier in 2009 (`the Liability Trial'). He subsequently ordered that there be an inquiry as to the compensation to wh...

    ... the yarn is continuous, more insecticide comes to the ... Judgment redacted the names of the additives and the recipes ... marketed the net under the brand name Icon Life. . 28. In ... It is therefore better to form my own view than to rely ... revenue per net and the costs of sales. The incremental ... may be problems with the quality of production of the yarn ...

  • National Crime Agency v Azam & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, July 31, 2014, [2014] EWHC 2722 (QB)

    1. This is a claim for a civil recovery order brought by the National Crime Agency (``the NCA'') formerly known as the Serious Organised Crime Agency (``SOCA'') under Part 5 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (``POCA''). The NCA may bring a claim for such an order under s.243(1) of POCA against any person whom it believes to hold recoverable propert...

    ... by one of their given names. 8. Prior to his arranged ...However it is more usual for the properties to go ... will be able to get better mortgage rates if younger ... form its own view of the quality and reliability of the totality ... value if they had been brand-new). If the individual in whose ...The yard cost him £1,000 per month to rent ...