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This Practice Note provides guidance on the issues to consider and steps to take when tasked with tackling identified instances of counterfeiting and piracy. Since...

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This Practice Note examines the likely impact of Brexit on IP rights. It deals with key issues that may affect the owners of trade marks, design rights, copyright and...

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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 implementation...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP The purpose of the claim form A claim form is the document used to start...

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This Practice Note examines legal and practical issues relating to the copying of software. It sets out software copyright protections under copyright law to combat...

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Issues to consider This Practice Note assumes knowledge of, and should be read in conjunction with, the following Practice Notes: • Copyright—subsistence and...

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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...

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This Practice Note examines the complex relationship between copyright and designs. For more information about designs law and copyright law, see: Design transactions and...

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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) gives the copyright owner exclusive rights in the UK to carry out various acts in relation to the copyright work....

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‘Copyright’ is a property right that subsists in various categories of work: • original literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works • sound recordings, films,...

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This Practice Note covers the remedies available for copyright infringement. The remedies available in cases of copyright infringement are the same as those available for...

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Introduction This document contains quick links to the Precedents relevant to copyright. These include the main statements of case to start and then run copyright...

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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...

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There are a number of specific exceptions to copyright infringement, the majority of which are laid down by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988). These...

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Whereas primary infringement requires in most instances reproduction, secondary infringement is about dealing commercially in infringing copyright works. Acts of...

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This Practice Note provides a broad overview of how copyright can be enforced cross-border. Summary An international system of copyright enforcement exists established by...

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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 implementation...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP Case No. [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the Digital Economy Act 2010 and early s 97A website blocking. This Practice Note is for background...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Bowler Sean Ibbetson and Lucie Fortune of Bristows LLP Case No. [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND...

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Click here to download the latest Copyright 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in this...

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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 implementation...

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Background The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division) which is intended to provide...

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Introduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List...

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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 implementation...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to copyright law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other...

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The E-Commerce Directive (Council Directive 2000/31/EC), which deals with certain legal aspects of information society services, in particular electronic commerce in the...

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Letter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name] Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright works] We are...

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Letter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name] Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright works] We are...

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This Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and other rights apply in the context of linking on the web, with specific regard to the perspective...

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