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Moral rightsThe nature of moral rightsThe Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) confers a number of personal rights on authors that are...
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16th Nov
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Commercial use of fonts and typefacesTypefaces are a key component of a brand’s identity, using a unique typeface helps a business to distinguish...
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Patent obviousness and common general knowledgeObviousnessGeneral principles on obviousnessIn order to obtain and keep a patent, it is not enough that...
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16th Nov
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The Company Names TribunalEstablishment and function of the Company Names TribunalThe Company Names Tribunal (the Tribunal) was established pursuant...
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Produced in partnership with Penningtons Manches Cooper 16th Nov
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Section 9 witness statement (counterfeit goods)CASE: R v [insert name of defendant]STATEMENT OF: [insert name of witness]AGE OF WITNESS: Over 18...
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16th Nov
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Indirect infringement of patentsIntroduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and...
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16th Nov
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Post-trial procedures and considerationsIn the context of litigation, the trial hearing is understandably the primary focus of both litigants and the...
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16th Nov
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Copyright—protectable worksCategorisationCopyright is the exclusive right to do, and authorise others to do, certain acts in relation to copyright...
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16th Nov
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Remedies for infringement of registered or unregistered design rightDesign protection in the UKDesigns are capable of being protected in a number of...
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16th Nov
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16th Nov
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Copyright criminal offencesFor offences that have more of a public policy angle such as those involving counterfeit goods and piracy, it is possible...
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16th Nov
Q&As
What are the requirements for an action to proceed in the UK where there are multiple claimants and one defendant?This Q&A covers issuing of claims...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of No 5 Chambers 16th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and intellectual property rightsThis Practice Note discusses some of the key considerations and implications for IP...
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16th Nov
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Patents—South Africa—Q&A guideThis Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to patents in South Africa published as part of the...
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16th Nov
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What is the practical procedure for applying for a declaration of non-infringement of a patent under section 71 of the Patents Act 1977?The potential...
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16th Nov
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Intellectual property noticesGeneral IP Notices© Copyright [business name] [year eg 2021]. All rights reserved.[Trade mark]® is a [registered] trade...
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16th Nov

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