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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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan
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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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9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 9th Apr
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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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9th Apr
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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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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 7th Apr
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Databases, especially electronic databases, have for some time now made up an important sector of the economy. They are a vital tool in the...
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 31st Mar
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What IP rights are there?Most businesses will be familiar with the main IP rights of trade marks, patents, design rights and copyright. However, many...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 26th Mar
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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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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 25th Mar
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This is the effect of regulation 23 of the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (CRD 1997). CRD 1997 were originally enacted to...
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Produced in partnership with Henry Edwards of 8 New Square 24th Mar
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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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The precise outcome is difficult to predict, of course, because much will depend on the actual terms of Brexit. Generally, Brexit provides deep...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Mar
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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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Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills 26th Feb
Q&As
There are no general property rights in data. There is an exception, however, where the data is capable of attracting copyright or database right...
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15th Feb
Q&As
For the purpose of answering this Q&A, we have assumed:•the question refers to a database (or part of a database) that may include personal data for...
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13th Feb
Q&As
Protection of investmentA database right in a database is infringed if an alleged infringer extracts or re-utilises all or a substantial part of its...
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13th Feb
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How may a customer list or a database be transferred?There are no general property rights in data. There is an exception, however, where the data is...
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13th Feb
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Current position:Copyright law in the UK has been harmonised substantially through various EU directives, but is less harmonised than other areas of...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 13th Feb
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