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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours,...
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9th Nov
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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 Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legislative framework, as well as case law, relating to infringement of registered and unregistered designs. For...
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9th Nov
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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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IntroductionCopyright is an IP right which protects a person's exclusive right to control how their original work is reproduced and dealt with by...
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Produced in partnership with Louisa Dixon of Taylor Vinters and Laura Rose of Taylor Vinters 27th Jan
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This page collects together IP content that addresses matters of EU law.For information on EU law generally, see EU structure, EU legislative process...
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27th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Angola; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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26th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:China; France; Germany; Iceland; India; Japan; Mexico; Pakistan; Russia;...
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22nd Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Argentina; Belgium; Denmark; Germany; Japan; Netherlands; Russia;...
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22nd Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia;...
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22nd Jan
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IP law is one of the areas of law that is most extensively harmonised across the EU, with a large amount of the law originating from the EU in the...
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22nd Jan
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IntroductionProtecting a trade mark in China ensures that a business can establish a brand and reputation in the world’s second largest economy. This...
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Produced in partnership with Louisa Dixon of Taylor Vinters and Laura Rose of Taylor Vinters 21st Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Bahamas; Bermuda; Brazil; Cyprus; Denmark; Greece; Hong Kong;...
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21st Jan
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Trade mark rights before and after BrexitThe purpose of this Practice Note is to summarise, at a glance, the various different trade mark rights...
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19th Jan
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Design rights before and after BrexitThe purpose of this Practice Note is to summarise, at a glance, the various different design rights available in...
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19th Jan
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IntroductionInternational dealings with IP continue to increase in importance as even the smallest companies can find themselves operating across...
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18th Jan
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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 Taylor Wessing LLP 18th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Bulgaria; Canada; Chile; China; Dominican...
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16th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; China; Germany; India; Japan; Singapore; Spain; United Kingdom;...
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16th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to pharmaceutical trademarks in France published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to pharmaceutical trademarks in Turkey published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to pharmaceutical trademarks in Iceland published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to pharmaceutical trademarks in USA published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to pharmaceutical trademarks in United Arab Emirates published as part of the Lexology...
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15th Jan

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