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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 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 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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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
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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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 9th Nov
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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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Introduction to the laws protecting confidential information and trade secrets in the UKHistorically, the UK had no statutory regime to address the...
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Produced in partnership with William Smith of Bird & Bird LLP 23rd Nov
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IntroductionValuation is required at many points in the lifecycle of an intellectual property (IP) asset, and for many different purposes,...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 23rd Nov
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Where a business decides to hold its IP outside the UK, there are a number of tax issues that need to be considered. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the UK...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 23rd Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Gateley Plc 18th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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16th Nov
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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 LLP 14th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Precedents
This Deed (Guarantee) is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of supplier parent company] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] whose registered...
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forthcoming change: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private...
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21st Oct
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This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[Name of Company], a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number [insert company...
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21st Oct
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forthcoming change: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private...
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21st Oct
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[Name of Company], a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number [insert company...
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21st Oct
Precedents
forthcoming change: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private...
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Jon Chapman of Clarkslegal 20th Oct
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Basic conceptMost people are familiar enough with the idea that owning tangible property, such as a car or some land, carries with it some rights,...
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