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Introduction: This questionnaire relates to the intellectual property (IP) audit being supervised by [contact name] in [identify department]. IP means any intangible...

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

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

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General IP Notices © Copyright [business name] [year eg 2019]. All rights reserved. [Trade mark]® is a [registered] trade mark of [business name]. [business name] is the...

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Background technology The term 'background technology' is often used in relation to outsourcing or collaboration agreements, where the parties are working together on a...

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This Licence is made on [insert date] (Commencement Date): Parties 1 [insert licensor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert company...

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This Deed is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert assignor name] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered number is [insert company number] and...

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This Practice Note is intended for commercial lawyers not specialised in IP. It provides an introduction to copyright and associated rights covering: what copyright is,...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to design law and covers the four different types of design right that exist in the UK: UK registered designs, UK unregistered...

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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to: • what is a patent? • applying for and maintaining patents • dealing with patents in agreements • patent assignment and...

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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 implementation...

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Broadly speaking, an intra-group reorganisation involves the movement of assets between companies within the same group. The reorganisation may necessitate the creation...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors Introduction This IP due diligence questionnaire relates to the proposed purchase by [insert buyer...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR...

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This Practice Note focuses on the intellectual property (IP) rights aspects of asset purchase transactions, alongside some more general issues that commonly arise in the...

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This Practice Note focuses on the intellectual property (IP) rights aspects of share purchase transactions, alongside some more general issues that commonly arise in the...

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This Practice Note compares patents, supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), trade secrets, copyright, database rights, design rights, trade marks and causes of...

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1 Definitions and interpretation 1.1 In this Agreement [unless the context otherwise requires]: Business means the business of [insert description of the business being...

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1 Definitions and interpretation 1.1 Definitions Business means the business of [insert description of the business being sold/bought] operated by the Seller and all...

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1 Definitions and interpretation 1.1 In this Agreement [unless the context otherwise requires]: Business Information means all data, information, know-how and techniques...

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1 Definitions and interpretation 1.1 In this Agreement [unless the context otherwise requires]: Business Information means all data, information, know-how and techniques...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to copyright law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to database law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to design rights. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to trade marks. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other...

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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting intellectual property (IP). Joint...

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What is know-how? ‘Know-how’ is technical or practical knowledge resulting from research or experience and usually relates to the way something is done. This technical or...

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

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