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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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9th 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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9th 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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9th 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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Produced in partnership with CMS 9th Apr
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Broadly speaking, an intra-group reorganisation involves the movement of assets between companies within the same group. The reorganisation may...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 9th 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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9th Apr
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This Practice Note sets out the protection available for trade secrets and confidential information in a commercial context, in particular in cases...
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Produced in partnership with William Smith of Bird & Bird LLP 9th Apr
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The challenges of balancing intellectual property rights (IPRs) and competition law are not new. At first sight, the aims of IPRs and competition law...
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Produced in partnership with Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 8th Apr
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The Technology Transfer Block Exemption (TTBE, Regulation 316/2014) provides a safe harbour for certain intellectual property rights (IPRs)...
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8th Apr
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Intellectual property laws confer exclusive rights on holders of patents, copyright, design rights, trademarks and other legally protected rights. The...
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8th Apr
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Intellectual property (IP) agreements relating to, for example, licensing of technology and for the joint development of new technology, may have a...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows 8th Apr
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'Electronic disclosure' is the proper management of large volumes of electronically stored information (ESI) whether encountered in a pre-action or...
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8th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note is intended to act as a guide to the main changes implemented...
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8th Apr
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Introduction to arbitrationThis Practice Note sets out a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of choosing arbitration for resolving IP...
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8th Apr
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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...
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7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made the day of 20[insert year]Parties:1[insert name of party], a company registered in England and Wales (registered number [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made the day of 20[insert year]Parties:1[insert name of party], a company registered in England and Wales (registered number [insert...
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Produced in partnership with Leigh Callaway of Fladgate 7th Apr
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The Vertical Restraints Block Exemption Regulation (VRBE, Regulation No 330/2010) defines a category of vertical agreements which the European...
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Produced in partnership with Addleshaw Goddard 6th Apr
Precedents
This Settlement Agreement is made on [insert date] (the ‘Settlement Date’) between the following parties (each a ‘party’ and together the...
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