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The latest IP news and insights from our expert attorneys.

IP tips

27-09-2018

The importance of IP in mergers and acquisitions

In light of the Versace/Michael Kors deal, we explore the importance of managing your IP portfolio.

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Industry news

26-09-2018

Brexit — what ‘no deal’ means for your intellectual property

We explain the key points from the new Brexit papers, which have big implications for IP.

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Industry news

20-09-2018

We stand behind CIPA’s initiative to seek continued involvement with the EUIPO after Brexit

UK- and EU-based trade mark owners may soon need to protect their rights in two jurisdictions.

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Designs

24-08-2018

Get your priorities right! — Proposed changes to the EUIPO Design Guidelines explained

This is a must-read for anyone looking to file a design application.

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Patents

02-07-2018

IP opportunities in autonomous and electric vehicles

Discover opportunities to protect IP rights in the development of autonomous and electric vehicles.

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IP tips

21-05-2018

A simple guide to marking your IP rights

We explore the correct ways to mark products, services and creations with details of your IP rights.

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Designs

21-03-2018

The UK joins the Hague System for international industrial designs

Companies and rights owners in the UK can now use the Hague System to register industrial designs.

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Trade marks

20-03-2018

Protection of IP rights post-Brexit

A new UK-EU agreement will see certain IP rights protected after the post-Brexit transition period.

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Industry news

02-10-2017

Unjustified threats — can you still send out a threatening letter?

Learn what the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 means for you.

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Designs

27-07-2016

Designs jump back into copyright

UK copyright and design law is being aligned with European law.

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Designs

10-03-2016

Baggage claim — Trunki loses its appeal at the Supreme Court

Find out why Trunki should have filed separate design registrations in order to protect its cases.

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Designs

03-08-2015

How to minimise the risk of design infringement

What’s a good strategy to avoid design infringement pitfalls?

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