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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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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 31st Jul
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IP rights and semiconductorsBackground to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus...
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Produced in partnership with David Cran of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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What are the issues to take into account when considering the geographical scope of design rights?This Q&A covers issues for an individual or company...
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31st Jul
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How do I stop counterfeit goods?What are counterfeit goods and what should I do about them?"Counterfeit goods (or 'fakes') generally bear a brand name...
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31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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In what circumstances is a design 'made available to the public' under the Community Design Regulation?When is a design made available to the...
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31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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Copyright in designsThis Practice Note examines the complex relationship between copyright and designs. For more information about designs law and...
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31st Jul
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Does the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988 apply in Jersey?As a general rule, UK primary legislation does not, of itself, ordinarily apply to...
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31st Jul
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IP issues in 3D printingWhat is 3D printing?Conventionally objects have been made by casting in a mould or by machining material from a block of...
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Produced in partnership with David Knight of Fieldfisher and Heidi Hurdle of Fieldfisher 31st Jul
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If a product was designed by party A and then made available to and sold for four years by party B, can party A prevent party B from producing and...
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31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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What are the requirements for establishing secondary infringement of UK unregistered design right and what practical steps can practitioners take when...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Thomas and Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lees 31st Jul
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What fees are payable in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in relation to key stages of proceedings?Every case in the Intellectual Property...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 31st Jul
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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 31st Jul
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How can English courts apply or refer to a Court of Justice decision if the judgment is not published in English and therefore there is no Court of...
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31st Jul
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Unjustified threats of intellectual property right infringementThis Practice Note summarises the application and purpose of the law of unjustified...
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Produced in partnership with Ailsa Carter and John Coldham of Gowling WLG 31st Jul

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