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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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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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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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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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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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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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Introduction Patent claims may be separated into two broad categories: product claims and process claims. Product claims and process claims are recognised as having a...

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Produced in partnership with Thomas Bjorn of Royds Withy King LLP and David Hobson/Martin MacLean of Mathys & Squire LLP This DEED is dated [insert date] Parties 1...

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Produced in partnership with Thomas Bjorn of Royds Withy King LLP and David Hobson/Martin MacLean of Mathys & Squire LLP This AGREEMENT is dated [insert date] Parties 1...

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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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Produced in partnership with Sean Jauss and Emma Gallacher of Mewburn Ellis LLP This Agreement is made on [insert date]. Parties 1 [Insert name of first co-owner of...

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What is a patent A ‘patent’ is a document conferring so-called monopoly rights to an inventor. A patent protects new inventions and may cover aspects such as how things...

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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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Produced in partnership with Chris Shelley of Penningtons Manches LLP This Agreement is dated [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in...

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Produced in partnership with Chris Shelley of Penningtons Manches LLP This Agreement is dated [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of OR a company incorporated in...

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This Practice Note follows on from Practice Note: Applying to patent an invention in the UK. The content of that note is not repeated in this one. Patent...

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When a person is granted a patent via the UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) (whether this was initiated as a UK only, European, or international application), in...

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