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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
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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 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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9th Nov

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Pharmaceutical patents (pharma patents) are a very specific part of the IP canon. They are primarily concerned with chemical compounds that are useful...
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4th Dec
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IntroductionPatent claims may be separated into two broad categories: product claims and process claims. Product claims and process claims are...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 4th Dec
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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...
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4th Dec
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GeneralThere is a widespread misconception among both those who devise computer programs and those who advise them that there is a general prohibition...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Julian M Potter, WP Thompson 4th Dec
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is no longer maintained.Why has this Practice Note been archived?In 2020, the political and legal...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 4th Dec
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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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4th Dec
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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...
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1st Dec
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STOP PRESS relating to pre-1 April 2002 assets: The Finance Act 2020 contains provisions that allow companies to claim corporation tax relief for...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 29th Nov
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being updated to take account of the Supreme Court decision handed down on 26 August 2020 deciding the Unwired...
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Produced in partnership with Olivia Henry of Bristows and Luke Maunder of Bristows 29th Nov
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This training presentation provides a general introduction to how inventions can be protected. It focuses on patent protection but also introduces the...
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29th Nov
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This Agreement is dated [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [insert jurisdiction, eg England and Wales] under number...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Shelley of Penningtons Manches LLP 29th Nov
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This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR partnership OR limited liability partnership OR ...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk 29th Nov
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Claim No. [insert claim number]IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD)[pATENTS...
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29th Nov
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Claim No.: [insert claim number]IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD)[pATENTS...
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29th Nov
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This Agreement is made on [insert date].Parties1[Insert name of first co-owner of patent] [(Company Number [insert number])] [whose [registered office...
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Produced in partnership with Sean Jauss and Emma Gallacher of Mewburn Ellis LLP 29th Nov
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This Agreement is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert licensor name] [of OR a [company OR partnership OR limited liability partnership OR ...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Portman of Marks & Clerk 29th Nov
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CLAIM No: [insert claim number]IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEBUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS OF ENGLAND & WALESINTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LIST (ChD)[Patents...
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29th Nov
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This Agreement is dated [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in [insert jurisdiction, eg England and Wales] under number...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Shelley of Penningtons Manches LLP 29th Nov
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Letter of claim—patent infringement[Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name][Insert patent number and title of...
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29th Nov
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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 29th Nov

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