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Beck Greener's Responsible Business Journey Beck Greener is delighted to be included in Heart of the City's latest member's video. The video features partner,...
September 2020
Beck Greener seeks an EUIPO Trade Mark Attorney to work in our office in Alicante, Spain We are looking for a qualified Trade Mark Attorney, ideally with 2-3 years’ post qualification experience, who is...
September 2020
Pipe down – Court of Appeal silences appeal against High Court’s decision to invalidate patents for hose on basis of obviousness Emson v Hozelock [2020] EWCA Civ 871 The Court of Appeal in Emson v Hozelock ([2020] EWCA Civ 871) was asked to...
September 2020
Further Updates on EPO Oral Proceedings The EPO has now announced that oral proceedings in opposition scheduled up to 31 December 2020 have been postponed, unless these have either already been confirmed to take place by videoconference or will be held by videoconference with the parties' consent under the pilot scheme for videoconference oral proceedings before opposition divisions.
August 2020
Do I have the right to register my own name as a trade mark? Earlier this year, a decision was issued by the UKIPO tribunal in the opposition proceedings of Tiffany and Company (‘...
August 2020
Reminder: UKIPO’s period of interruption due to coronavirus ends 29th July 2020 As reported last month, the UKIPO’s “general interruption” due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which applies to all deadlines...
July 2020
UKIPO announces end of period of interruption The UKIPO has announced that its “general interruption” due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which applies to all deadlines...
June 2020
Case Report: G3/19 (Pepper) The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO have issued the decision in the G3/19 (Pepper) case ruling that plants or...
June 2020
Beck Greener amongst top filers of UK and EU Trade Marks The UK’s Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys has recently published its annual list of top UK trade mark firms...
June 2020
UKIPO Deadlines Update UKIPO further extended its “general interruption” due to coronavirus The UKIPO has further extended its “general...
May 2020

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