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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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IP focused guide to the fashion industryHow the fashion industry worksThe fashion industry is a globalised, billion-dollar, fast-moving industry, with...
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Produced in partnership with DLA Piper 15th Sep
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Character merchandising agreement—pro-licensorIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time...
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Character merchandising agreement—pro-licenseeIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time...
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Designs tracker [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is no longer maintained. It contains closed legislative proposals,...
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19th Aug
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16th Aug
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Website blocking ordersBackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 16th Aug
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Assignment of designs—pro-assignorThis Agreement is dated [insert date]Parties1[insert name of assignor] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and...
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Produced in partnership with Anna Reid of D Young & Co and Jake Hayes of D Young & Co 10th Aug
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Assignment of designs—pro-assigneeThis Deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert name of assignor] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and...
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Produced in partnership with Anna Reid of D Young & Co and Jake Hayes of D Young & Co 10th Aug
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Design licence—pro-licenseeThis Licence is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under...
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10th Aug
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Design licence—pro-licensorThis LICENCE is made on [insert date] Parties1[insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under...
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