Cookies on Pinsent Masons website

This website uses cookies to allow us to see how the site is used. The cookies cannot identify you. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with this

If you want to use the sites without cookies or would like to know more, you can do that here.

'Background' trade marks may be valid even if never used as registered , UK court rules

Wordless logo trade marks that are never used in isolation can defeat a legal challenge brought on the basis that they have never been used, a UK court has ruled. 16 Oct 2014

Patent box tax break for innovation "does not facilitate profit shifting", says UK Treasury

The UK government will continue to defend its 'patent box' tax break for income from qualifying intellectual property (IP) during discussions to develop a global corporate tax regime, a Treasury official has said. 08 Oct 2014

Academic behind copyright law changes warns that rights holders could lose even more control of content by taking test cases to court

Rights holders could lose even more control over their content if they take cases to court to test new copyright exceptions, the academic whose proposals prompted the new laws has exclusively told Out-Law.com.  07 Oct 2014

More stories

Expertise in Intellectual Property

Our international team is here to give you the freedom to operate. We can assist you at all stages of your business lifecycle from opportunity to offering.

More about Intellectual Property