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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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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 5th Jun
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Valuing IPIntroductionValuation is required at many points in the lifecycle of an intellectual property (IP) asset, and for many different purposes,...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo 5th Jun
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To what extent is it possible to ‘own’ data and what can you do to protect the rights arising in relation to data that is in your possession or...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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What issues should be covered in a response to a cease and desist letter relating to infringement of IP rights?You may find the following Practice...
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5th Jun
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Quantum, in an intellectual property claim, is often difficult to predict at the time a claim is being issued. What are the practical options for...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 5th Jun
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What are the key practical issues for a business to consider when exploiting its intellectual property rights?What IP rights are there?Most businesses...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 5th Jun
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IP—new starter databases guideIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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What are IP rights?Basic conceptMost people are familiar enough with the idea that owning tangible property, such as a car or some land, carries with...
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5th Jun
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Database right—permitted acts and remediesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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5th Jun
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How do I start infringement proceedings?If starting infringement proceedings is not your day job, the following points may help reduce exposure to...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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Copyright in databases and database rightDatabases, especially electronic databases, have for some time now made up an important sector of the...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Reply (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
Precedents
Database assignment—including provisions for personal data—pro-assignorIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Rights in databases—training materialsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Final order (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 5th Jun

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