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Digital Economy Act 2017 introduces new webmarking provisions for UK registered designs

Digital Economy Act 2017 introduces new webmarking provisions for UK registered designs
Published on: 11 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Digital Economy Act 2017 introduces new webmarking provisions for UK registered designs
  • Original news
  • Background
  • What’s changing and when?
  • Is this a good thing or a bad thing for registered design owners?
  • What can IP advisers now do to help?

Article summary

IP analysis: From 1 October 2017 ‘virtual’ or ‘web’ marking of a product protected by a UK registered design will be officially recognised. Carrie Johnson, patent attorney and partner at Barker Brettell, considers the implications this has for UK registered design owners and potential infringers of a UK registered design. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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