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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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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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In 2013 the UK government introduced its flagship patent box relief from corporation tax as part of the UK's wider bid to be one of the world's most...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 9th Apr
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The UK has two approaches to taxing IP transactions:•the corporate intangibles tax rules: these apply to IP created or acquired by a company on or...
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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 Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 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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The Technology Transfer Block Exemption (TTBE, Regulation 316/2014) provides a safe harbour for certain intellectual property rights (IPRs)...
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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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update: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private sector entities...
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update: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private sector entities...
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update: From 6 April 2021, the off-payroll IR35 regime, which has applied since 2017 to public sector entities, is extended to private sector entities...
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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
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Research and Development agreements (R&D agreements) are agreements under which two or more parties agree to jointly execute research work and/or...
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Produced in partnership with K&L Gates 6th Apr
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This DEED is dated [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered number]...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Bjorn 6th Apr
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This AGREEMENT is dated [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Bjorn of Royds Withy King LLP and David Hobson/Martin MacLean of Mathys & Squire LLP 6th Apr
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 19th Mar
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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 Chris Shelley of Penningtons Manches LLP 19th Mar
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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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