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Businesses should review their patent filing and commercialisation strategies in light 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
This guide was updated in January 2016.
A patent is granted by a national patent office and will only give you monopoly rights in the country in which it is granted. There is no such thing as an international patent.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2012.
Sorting out disputes can take ages. Especially complicated ones, like patent disputes. To take a case to court, you will need lawyers – solicitors and barristers – and probably an expert to give evidence to back up your case. The ultimate outcome will be justice...
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 UK judge has declined a request to transfer competition law aspects of a patent dispute relating to technology for smartphone devices to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) for adjudication. 11 May 2016
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