Forgery

Forgery guidance:

As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

Practice Note

The Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017. DEA 2017 implementation is underway with the publication of the Digital Economy Act 2017...

Practice Note

Copyright theft Theft of copyright is criminalised by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), the Trade Marks Act 1994 (TMA 1994) and the Video...

Practice Note

Making a counterfeit note or coin Section 14 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (FCA 1981), makes an offence for a person to make a counterfeit of a currency note...

Practice Note

Offence of making a false instrument A person is guilty of forgery under section 1 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act 1981 (FCA 1981) if he makes a false instrument,...

Practice Note

This Practice Note summarises the main legal and practical issues that rights holders and their lawyers need to bear in mind when considering whether to bring a private...

Practice Note

For certain types of trade mark infringement cases (such as wilful infringement for the purpose of manufacturing counterfeit goods), the usual civil remedies may be...

Practice Note