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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov
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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...
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9th Nov

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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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6th 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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6th May
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Intellectual property (IP) protection is available for plant-related inventions through the patent system and through plant variety protection.This...
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Produced in partnership with Frances Salisbury of Mewburn Ellis 6th 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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6th May
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6th May
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 6th May
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Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with David Cran of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 4th May
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This Practice Note provides information on the technical requirements when drafting witness statements. This includes how to format the witness...
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29th Apr
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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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26th Apr
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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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26th Apr
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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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26th Apr
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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...
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26th Apr
Precedents
General IP Notices© Copyright [business name] [year eg 2021]. All rights reserved.[Trade mark]® is a [registered] trade mark of [business...
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23rd Apr
Precedents
Letter of claim[Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright...
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22nd Apr
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[Postal address for hosting service provider/host online platform][Date]By registered post and email: [email address for hosting service provider/host...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Butcher of Bristows LLP 22nd Apr
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Waiver of moral rightsTo: [insert name of party] of [address] ('you', 'your')From: [insert name of party] of [address] ('we', 'us')Date: [date]Dear...
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22nd Apr
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Intellectual Property Rights (‘IPRs’) enable their owner to exclude third parties from use of the relevant protected subject matter. Excluding, or...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 21st Apr
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Licensing IP rights—introductionDrafting IP licences can raise a number of commercial and legal issues, which are often complex and lead to much...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Coughlin of Bristows and Claire Smith of Bristows 20th Apr
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Letter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name]Copyright infringement: [Name and description of copyright...
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