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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
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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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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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Chapter I prohibitionNOTE—Although the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020, this Practice Note continues to retain references to EU...
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11th May
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This Practice Note sets out the UK perspective on various tax issues that should be taken into account in deciding how an innovative IP business with...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 11th May
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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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27th 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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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 15th Apr
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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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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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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 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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A key proposition underpinning EU competition law is that competing companies should act independently on markets. In principle, rivalry and...
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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
Precedents
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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