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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Particulars of claim (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 15th Sep
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Defence (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 15th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 15th Sep
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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 14th Sep
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Rights in databases—training materials—practical scenarioMeditech scenario on database right and database copyrightThis training scenario accompanies...
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13th Sep
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IP—new starter databases guideThis new starter guide provides an introduction to database right law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles...
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13th Sep
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Sub-licensing intellectual property rightsAn intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 3rd Sep
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Joint ownership of intellectual property rightsWhen parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 3rd Sep
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Intellectual property (IP)—new starter guideThis new starter guide provides an introduction to intellectual property (IP) law. It is aimed at trainee...
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3rd Sep
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—costs capping in practiceBackgroundThe Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is a specialist list of...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 2nd Sep
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How may a customer list or a database be transferred? How can copyright in design works be transferred?How may a customer list or a database be...
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26th Aug
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Database assignment—pro-assignorIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 23rd Aug
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Database assignment—pro-assigneeIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 23rd Aug
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What is the EU law on data scraping from websites?What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a...
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16th Aug
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What is the EU law on screen scraping? Is it permitted? Can a company prevent it from happening? Can that company dictate what happens to the data...
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16th Aug
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What will Brexit mean for the UK’s broadcasting sector? How will Brexit affect the UK if it can no longer rely on the EU’s country of origin...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 16th Aug
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How will UK copyright law look post-Brexit?Current position:Copyright law in the UK has been harmonised substantially through various EU directives,...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 16th Aug
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Selling or licensing a databaseThis is the effect of regulation 23 of the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (CRD 1997). CRD 1997 were...
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Produced in partnership with Henry Edwards of 8 New Square 16th Aug
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Can a customer list/customer contracts be sold other than through an asset purchase agreement?There are no general property rights in data. There is...
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11th Aug
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Final order (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 10th Aug

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