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Court of Appeal clarifies the scope of numerical ranges in patent claims

The way numerical ranges used to limit the scope of a patent claim should be interpreted has been clarified by the Court of Appeal in London. 25 Jun 2015

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English judge: persistent environmental offenders should expect ‘substantial’ fines

Companies that persistently breach environmental regulations should expect a “substantial increase” in fines levied for their second and subsequent offences, judges in the Court of Appeal have warned. 12 Jun 2015

Shapes must be distinctive 'in their own right' to qualify for trade mark protection, says EU legal advisor

The shape of a product cannot be registered as a trade mark for reason that when seen in conjunction with brand packaging it is recognisable as the shape of an existing product, a legal advisor to the EU's highest court has said. The shape must also "in its... 12 Jun 2015

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