IP disputes

IP disputes guidance:

[Alleged infringer’s name and address] [Date] Dear [insert organisation name] [[UK OR European Union] Trade mark registration number [insert number(s)]] We are writing on...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction to determine a...

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Produced in partnership with Andrew Butcher of Bristows LLP [Postal address for hosting service provider/host online platform] [Date] By registered post and email: [email...

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In the context of litigation, the trial hearing is understandably the primary focus of both litigants and the legal practitioners alike. However, there are a number of...

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[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]] [Specify division] [Specify specialist court] [Insert...

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Principles This Practice Note focuses on IP and privilege. It is not designed to set out the general law of privilege but it is worth expanding on some basic principles....

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Initial considerations When a practitioner receives an instruction from a client regarding an infringement of an intellectual property (IP) right, it is good practice for...

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This Settlement Agreement is made on [insert date] (the ‘Settlement Date’) between the following parties (each a ‘party’ and together the ‘parties’): Parties 1 [insert...

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This Practice Note considers the effect of the settlement with regard to general principles of contract interpretation and the implication of terms, as well as the...

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This Practice Note considers the key issues when drafting a settlement agreement, including correct identification of the parties (including third parties as...

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This Practice Note identifies the different means by which a settlement can be documented, by exchange of correspondence, contract, deed, Tomlin order or consent order...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when dealing with cross border mediations. For guidance,...

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This table sets out some key issues to consider prior to and during the disclosure process in an intellectual property (IP) case. For a more detailed commentary refer to:...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR relevant to cross...

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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 types of alternative...

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Intellectual property (IP) litigation can be costly and can put an enormous strain on a business' financial and human resources. Following the introduction of the Civil...

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This Practice Note summarises the application and purpose of the law of unjustified threats in the UK. Anyone writing or sending a letter or other communication alleging,...

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This Practice Note provides general guidance for the drafting of the substantive content in factual witness statements under Part 32 of the CPR. In particular, what...

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