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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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9th Nov

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with the enforcement of judgments...
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13th Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation at the end of the implementation period...
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13th Feb
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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining the applicable law, also known as governing law, as they will apply between the UK’s departure...
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13th Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach any agreement regarding settlement processes following the UK...
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13th Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note covers the situation where the UK and the EU do not reach an...
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13th Feb
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This Practice Note explores the effect of Brexit on UK cybersecurity with a particular focus on the network and information systems legislation. It...
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12th Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is no longer maintained. It contains closed legislative proposals, published judgments and closed...
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12th Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and it is not maintained. It contains closed legislative proposals, published judgments and closed...
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12th Feb
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11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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8th Feb
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These training materials contain template PowerPoint slides and associated notes for use by a trainer when outlining the law relating to the...
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5th Feb
Q&As
The concept of ‘origin’The concept of ‘origin’ in the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) refers to the origin of goods for the purpose of...
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Produced in partnership with Fergus Randolph QC of Brick Court Chambers 3rd Feb
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The Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) scheme is a quality-mark that is internationally recognised and confers on the complying entity the status of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 3rd Feb
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A commodity code is a ten-digit code to classify goods for import and export declarations. It is used to identify the applicable tariffs, quotas,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson 3rd Feb
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A ‘UK Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) marking is a product marking introduced as a result of Brexit to replace the previous requirement for CE marking for...
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3rd Feb
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This Practice Note explains the implications of IP completion day in relation to contract breach and remedies. The implementation period put in place...
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3rd Feb
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VAT—cross-border goods and servicesThe Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018 makes provision for the UK to cease being a Member State of the EU and...
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1st Feb
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on consumer protection taking into account...
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28th Jan
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11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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