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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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9th Nov
Precedents
1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours,...
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9th Nov
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legislative framework, as well as case law, relating to infringement of registered and unregistered designs. For...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note aims to provide an understanding of what is meant by the term ‘jurisdiction’ when dealing with cross-border litigation. It explains...
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16th Apr
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of Party A][ of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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16th Apr
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The UK is no longer bound by the Rome Convention, as a matter of international law, having left the EU. However, the substantive rules continue to...
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15th Apr
Q&As
This Q&A assumes that:•the question relates to the use of a signature in the context of commercial negotiations•the question does not relate to...
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15th Apr
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Contractual set-off is one of the five main types of set-off described in Practice Note: Types of set-off.Contractual set-off arises where a right of...
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14th Apr
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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13th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus...
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13th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on the execution of documents by overseas companies, primarily when execution takes place after 1...
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13th Apr
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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the...
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Produced in partnership with Diego Krischcautzky of Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal 13th Apr
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The requirements for variation of a deedIt was formerly a rule of common law that contracts entered into by way of deed could only be varied by deed....
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12th Apr
Q&As
In conducting research, execution of deeds generally and the protocol for virtual executions have been focussed on.ExecutionThe various requirements...
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12th Apr
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Formalities for a deedThe following are the necessary requirements for a deed:•it must be in writing•it must make it clear that it is intended to be a...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 12th Apr
Q&As
Signed or executed as a deedThe wording of section 1(2) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (LP(MP)A 1989) confirms that an...
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12th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
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12th Apr
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This Practice Note considers model form alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clauses provided by a number of service providers, namely: Centre for...
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9th Apr
Precedents
1Dispute resolution—short form1.1If any dispute arises between the parties out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, the matter shall be referred...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on contractual boilerplate clauses in advance...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance for general commercial practitioners on points to consider when drafting a business to business...
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9th Apr
Q&As
Executing documents properly when one or more parties to a contract are not physically present is sometimes known as virtual signing or virtual...
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9th Apr

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