A case of age and indirect discriminationView Publication
Lachlan Wilson provides an update on Ryan v South West Ambulance Services NHS Trust, an important and timely age discrimination and indirect discrimination case involving a Claimant in her 60s, who alleged that she was indirectly discriminated against and missed on promotion because she was not in the Respondent's "Talent Pool".
Public law barrister Matthew Wyard, who specialises in the education sector reviews the hidden extras in ‘The Additional Learning Needs and Education Tribunal (Wales) Act 2018 (Commencement No.1) Order 2020 which came into force this Monday 2 November.View Publication
Trade marks and the drinks industry
Nicole Bollard reviews a selection of recent trade mark decisions concerning the drinks industry, including:View Publication
- Sazerac Brands LLC and others v Liverpool Gin Distillery Limited and others  EWHC 2424
- Les Grands Chais de France SAS v Consorzio di Tutela Della Denominazione di Origine Controllata Prosecco
- Gleann Mor Spirits Company Limited v Muckle Brig Limited (O/366/20).
The protection of shapes in 2020: Trade Marks, Copyright & IPR Cumulation - Victoria Jones considers the following cases:
On trade marks
- Freixenet SA v OHIM C-344/10 and C-345/10  ECR I-10205 on Inherent Distinctiveness
- Windsurfing Chiemsee Produktions v Boots C-108/97 and C-109/97 on Acquired distinctiveness
- The London Taxi Corporation Ltd v Frazer-Nash Research Ltd & Anr  EWCA Civ 1729
- Jaguar Land Rover Limited v Ineos Industries Holdings Limited  EWHC 2130 (Ch)
- Gömböc: C-237/19
On copyrightView Publication
- Cofemel v G-Star Raw CV C-683/17
- Brompton Bicycle Ltd v Chedech/Get2Get C-833/18
- Response Clothing v Edinburgh Woollen Mill Limited  EWHC 148 (IPEC)
3PB’s specialist international and public law barrister Mariya Peykova has reviewed the decision of Turkey’s attempt to re-open Varosha.View Publication
Joseph England reviews the case of Ikejiaku v British Institute of Technology Ltd  UKEAT 0243_19_0705.View Publication
Joseph outlines the importance of analysing whistleblowing and other detriments in order to identify whether they are a one off act or a continuing act
Is there a different burden of proof in relation to misconduct cases in which there is a possibility that an employee who works with children may pose a danger?
Sarah Clarke analyses K v L UKEAT/0014/18/JW.View Publication
Is a philosophical belief in Stoicism a protected belief under section 10 of the Equality Act? Yes it is, says London South Employment Tribunal.
Charlotte Hadfield analyses Mr S Jackson v Lidl Great Britain Ltd, Case Number 2302259/2019/V.View Publication
Does the failure to place a redundant employee on an existing “bank” workers list render a dismissal unfair?
Andrew MacPhail analyses Aramark (UK) Limited v Mr Fernandes UKEATS/0028/19/SS (13th March 2020).View Publication