The January 2005 issue of leading IP journal the European Intellectual Property Review has now been published. As ever, it contains loads of exciting content. In particular,
* Berwin Leighton Paisner assistant Toby Headdon asks whether the European unregistered design right applies retrospectively, but concludes that it doesn't;
* Stina Teilmann reviews Immanuel Kant's argument that copyright was justified in respect of literary but not artistic works;
* IPKat co-master Jeremy writes about the Court of First Instance decision in Case T-399/02 Eurocermex on the non-registrability as a Community trade mark of the lemon-stuck-in-bottle top for CORONA beer.