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“Merchandising Rights” in China

Titles of works and characters in copyright works with high levels of recognition and reputation to be protected as “earlier interest”

POSTED 24 April 2017
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Hague, I’ve got news for you

UK plans to enter the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

POSTED 13 April 2017
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Back to the future

Attempting to resolve a priority problem at the EPO using an assignment with a retroactive clause 

POSTED 13 April 2017
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FRAND and SEPs

First European judgment on FRAND licensing terms – UK High Court rules on Unwired Planet v Huawei

POSTED 12 April 2017
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Unjustified threats

New uniform regime to become law soon in the UK

POSTED 6 April 2017
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Article 50 and IP rights

What does the beginning of Brexit mean for patents and trade marks?

POSTED 5 April 2017
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Technical character of an algorithm claim

EPO Technical Board of Appeal considers two different approaches

POSTED 31 March 2017
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Delaying tactics

How can applicants delay European patent grant in order to obtain a unitary patent?

POSTED 27 March 2017
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Brexit and commercial contracts

UK companies working with businesses in the EU should consider the ramifications of Brexit

POSTED 27 March 2017
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Canada and Hong Kong move towards Madrid Protocol

The Canadian and Hong Kong Governments move forward with plans to adopt the Madrid Protocol, the international trade mark registration system.

POSTED 27 March 2017
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Damages and accounts of profits

Singapore High Court decision Main-line Corporation v United Overseas Bank and another sheds light on how to calculate remedies

POSTED 27 March 2017
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Ranges in claims

The EPO Appeal Board considers a case where a range is used to distinguish over the prior art

POSTED 24 March 2017
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Countering domain snatchers

Using trade mark rights in France and elsewhere to stop domain name squatting

POSTED 21 March 2017
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EU trade mark filings and Commuity design registrations

Figures from the EUIPO reveal UK applicants’ change in behaviour

POSTED 15 March 2017
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EPO case law in 2016

Which were the cases from the Boards of Appeal that we paid the most attention to?

POSTED 3 March 2017
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What’s in a shape?

The Singapore Court of Appeal considers the KitKat conundrum following a relevant UK decision on shape marks.

POSTED 23 February 2017

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