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Brand owners should review all of their trade marks to see whether any would be at risk of being revoked after the UK leaves the EU, an intellectual property (IP) law expert has said. 04 Aug 2016
Plans for establishing a universal service obligation (USO) on broadband, governing the installation and maintenance of telecoms infrastructure, facilitating public sector data sharing and regulating direct marketing activities have been published before the... 06 Jul 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.
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
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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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