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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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The Red Bus case or Temple Island Collections v New English Teas was decided in the, as it was then, Patents County Court (PCC) in January 2012 and...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 19th May
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Protection for performersThis Practice Note summarises the rights known as performers’ rights which subsist in the UK under Part II of the Copyright,...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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This Practice Note outlines the civil remedies available in the UK to the proprietor of a UK trade mark, a comparable trade mark (EU) or a comparable...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—practical points on case managementIntroduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise CourtThe Intellectual...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 19th May
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Patent assignment and licensingThe Patents Act 1977 (PA 1977) treats patents and patent applications as personal property rights. Rights in...
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19th May
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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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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 19th May
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Business and Property CourtsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May
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ScopeThis Practice Note explains trade mark law on parallel trade. Parallel imports, or ‘grey market’ goods, are genuine goods that are placed on the...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Wessing LLP 19th May
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This practice note provides an overview of the main types of dispute resolution that are an alternative to litigation. As well as covering the main...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May

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Copying software and copyrightIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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26th Jul
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Defence (copyright infringement)Case No. [insert claim number]IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALESINTELLECTUAL...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler of Bristows, Sean Ibbetson of Bristows and Lucie Fortune of Bristows 25th Jul
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Copyright licence—pro-licensorIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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25th Jul
Precedents
Copyright policyIntroductionThe purpose of the copyright policy is to provide guidance about copyright as a right, to provide guidelines and...
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25th Jul
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Letter of claim—copyright infringementLetter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright...
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25th Jul
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ISP and intermediary liabilityThe EU E-Commerce Directive (Directive 2000/31/EC), which deals with certain legal aspects of information society...
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25th Jul
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Resale of second-hand softwareIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with Robin Fry of Memery Crystal 25th Jul
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Copyright PrecedentsIntroductionThis document contains quick links to the Precedents relevant to copyright. These include the main statements of case...
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25th Jul
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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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25th Jul
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IP focused guide to the fashion industryIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 25th Jul
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Copyright—subsistence and qualificationQualifying for copyright protectionCopyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is...
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25th Jul
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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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25th Jul
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Notice and take-down letter—copyright[Postal address for hosting service provider/host online platform][Date]By registered post and email: [email...
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Produced in partnership with Andy Butcher of Bristows 25th Jul
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Digital Economy Act 2010 and website blocking [Archived]ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the Digital Economy Act 2010 and...
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25th Jul
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Image rights—protection, exploitation and taxationAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with...
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 25th Jul
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—practical points on case managementIntroduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise CourtThe Intellectual...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 25th Jul
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Norwich Pharmacal Orders and online service providersThis Practice Note considers some of the specific issues that may arise in the context of Norwich...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Ohta of BT and Toby Headdon, Faye Harrison and Jake Palmer of Bristows LLP 25th Jul
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Copyright infringement—remediesThis Practice Note covers the remedies available for copyright infringement.The remedies available in cases of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler of Bristows, Sean Ibbetson of Bristows and Lucie Fortune of Bristows 25th Jul
Precedents
Claim form (copyright infringement)—the contentsThe purpose of the claim formA claim form is the document used to start proceedings. It contains...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler of Bristows, Sean Ibbetson of Bristows and Lucie Fortune of Bristows 25th Jul
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Web crawling, indexing, caching and scrapingThis Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and certain other rights, as well as...
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Produced in partnership with Toby Headdon of Bristows and Hannah Crowther of Bristows 25th Jul

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