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This new starter guide provides an introduction to intellectual property (IP) law. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to IP as a...
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This Practice Note provides guidance on legal issues arising from the commercial use of photographs. Photographs are central to many commercial...
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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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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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The registration of a trade mark gives the owner the exclusive right to prevent others from using that mark without their consent. It is important...
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CategorisationCopyright is the exclusive right to do, and authorise others to do, certain acts in relation to copyright works. Copyright works have...
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Qualifying for copyright protectionCopyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is created. The law is set out mainly in...
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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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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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This new starter guide provides an introduction to copyright law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous...
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting intellectual...
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This Practice Note is intended for commercial lawyers not specialised in IP. It provides an introduction to copyright and associated rights covering:...
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to trade marks, ie:•what is a trade mark?•registering a trade mark•dealing with trade marks in...
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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What is know-how?‘Know-how’ is technical or practical knowledge resulting from research or experience and usually relates to the way something is...
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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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Copyright theftTheft of copyright is criminalised by the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), the Trade Marks Act 1994 (TMA 1994) 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...
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BackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of connecting users to...
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25th Sep
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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...
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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...
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IntroductionThis document contains quick links to the Precedents relevant to copyright. These include the main statements of case to start and then...
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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,...
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25th Sep
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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...
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Issues to considerThis Practice Note assumes knowledge of, and should be read in conjunction with, the following Practice Notes:•Copyright—subsistence...
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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...
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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 examines legal and practical issues relating to the copying of software. It sets out software copyright protections under copyright...
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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...
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26th Sep
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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 and Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP 26th Sep
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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...
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To whom it may concernGoods in which you were trading have been seized. This notice tells you who has carried out the seizure, the legal grounds on...
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These training materials consist of template PowerPoint slides that can be used as the basis of one or more training seminars on issues arising in...
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Case No. [insert claim number]IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALESINTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD)[INTELLECTUAL...
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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...
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[Postal address for hosting service provider/host online platform][Date]By registered post and email: [email address for hosting service provider/host...
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