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A patent for an invention grants the proprietor the right to exclude others from using the invention within a particular jurisdiction for a limited period of time. A...

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A patent for an invention grants the proprietor the right to exclude others from using the invention within a particular jurisdiction for a limited period of time. A...

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A patent for an invention grants the proprietor the right to exclude others from using the invention within a particular jurisdiction for a limited period of time. A...

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Applying for a patent in the UK can be a lengthy and complex process. It is normal practice to employ a trained patent attorney to draft and formally apply...

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This Assignment is made as a deed on [date]. Parties 1 [Assignor], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] with company number [number] and having its registered...

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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for...

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This Practice Note examines the likely impact of Brexit on IP rights. It deals with key issues that may affect the owners of trade marks, design rights, copyright and...

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Claim No. [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD) [pATENTS COURT OR...

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This Practice Note follows on from Practice Note: Applying to patent an invention in the UK. Patent law still remains a largely national law, with national...

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Claim No: [insert claim number] IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD) [Patents Court OR...

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Introduction to infringement A patent owner has to prove two elements against someone before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages, etc)...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to intellectual property (IP) law. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to IP as a practice area. This...

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Background The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division) which is intended to provide...

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Introduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court ( IPEC ) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List...

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Introduction: This questionnaire relates to the intellectual property (IP) audit being supervised by [contact name] in [identify department]. IP means any intangible...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to: • what is a patent? • applying for and maintaining patents • dealing with patents in agreements • patent assignment and...

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Patents may be revoked, that is, taken off the register of patents, if it is decided that they are invalid in some respect. The effect of revocation is that the patent is...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors Introduction This IP due diligence questionnaire relates to the proposed purchase by [insert buyer...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR...

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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk Solicitors This Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR...

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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 implementation...

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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 implementation...

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This new starter guide provides an introduction to patent law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous links to other LexisNexis®...

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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting intellectual property (IP). Joint...

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This key issues Practice Note aims to provide a checklist of practical matters to consider before starting patent infringement litigation in the English courts. What is...

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Patents do not automatically last for 20 years. They need to be maintained. This Practice Note explains how patents might lapse and how they can be restored onto the...

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