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Businesses that own EU trade marks or design rights might have to re-register those rights with national registry offices across Europe to retain protections against infringers as a result of the UK's vote to leave the EU, an expert has said. 24 Jun 2016
The UK government will introduce new legislation to support nationwide access to broadband services, improved sharing of data across government departments, more consistent enforcement of intellectual property rights and a clampdown on unsolicited marketing.... 18 May 2016
Design rights are often overlooked by businesses seeking to protect their intellectual investment in new products or new technologies.
Applications are filed at the Community Designs Office, known as OHIM ( Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market ).
A registered design is a monopoly right for the appearance of the whole or a part of a product resulting from the features of, in particular, the lines, contours, colours, shape, texture, materials of the product or its ornamentation.
Applications are filed at the United Kingdom Designs Registry which is a part of the UK Intellectual Property Office, an executive division of the Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills.
The UK government will help rights holders to clamp down on online copyright infringement by explaining what evidence they will need to build up to win website blocking orders before the courts, according to new plans it has set out. 16 May 2016
A high-profile design rights dispute has prompted designers to file less detailed, non-colour, drawings of their designs to the UK's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) when applying for design rights protection, an expert has said. 10 Mar 2016
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Our intellectual property team are experts in the field of design law which, in essence, covers the appearance of any product or the shape or configuration of any article.
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