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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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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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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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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
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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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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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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; Canada; Chile; Finland; France; Germany; India; Japan; Mexico;...
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See the following Precedents:•Venue hire agreement: Kelly’s Legal Precedents [8–825A70]•Venue hire agreement—majo...
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6th Dec
Precedents
Waiver of moral rightsTo: [insert name of party] of [address] ('you', 'your')From: [insert name of party] of [address] ('we', 'us')Date: [date]Dear...
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Precedents
Introduction:This questionnaire relates to the intellectual property (IP) audit being supervised by [contact name] in [identify department]. IP means...
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This Q&A covers UK law only. Artistic works are material objects that are visual images. Section 4 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act...
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29th Nov
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Finding a document or an image, perhaps online, that perfectly fits the project you are working on can be deeply satisfying. However various questions...
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Issues to considerSound recordings have copyright protection separate from that which exists in the underlying musical work comprising the song lyrics...
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It has been assumed that copyright subsists in the works under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988). See Practice Note:...
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Copyright infringementCopyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is created. In the UK, copyright subsists in specific...
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As a general rule, UK primary legislation does not, of itself, ordinarily apply to Crown dependencies. Only in relatively rare cases, with the...
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29th Nov
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Basic conceptMost people are familiar enough with the idea that owning tangible property, such as a car or some land, carries with it some rights,...
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Are the photographs protected by copyright?While copyright protection should not be automatically assumed for photographic images, most original...
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29th Nov
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For the purposes of this Q&A, ‘buy out’ refers to a one-off fee rather than repeat fees.In the scenario described, the typical intellectual property...
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29th Nov
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This Q&A is limited to research covering permitted acts and exceptions.There are a number of specific exceptions to copyright infringement, the...
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Copyright infringementThe Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a copyright work as the person who created it...
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