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Brexit strategy – Some of the options being considered by the UK Government for existing EU Trade Marks and Registered Community Designs At the end of last month, the UK Government formally notified the European Council of its intention to leave the EU,...
April 2017
Employee-inventor compensation – can an employer be “too big to pay”? Ian Alexander Shanks v (1) Unilever PLC (2) Unilever BV and (3) Unilever UK Central Resources Limited This is a rare...
March 2017
UK begins Brexit process, remaining a member of the EU until at least March 2019 On 29 March 2017, the UK government formally notified the President of the European Council of its intention to...
March 2017
Talk of the town DORCHESTER and ROCHESTER trade marks not confusingly similar
March 2017
The Unitary Patent Package – What you need to know In 2017 the European patent system is to undergo its biggest change in 40 years, with the launch of the Unitary Patent...
March 2017
Webinar: 2016 in review - case law from the UK Courts & EPO Boards of Appeal Partners Avi Freeman and Jon Markham review the important cases.
February 2017
Congratulations to our trade mark team ranked as the Number 2 firm in the UK for appearances at IPO oral hearings. Beck Greener’s experience and expertise in the field of trade marks is recognised by the industry. The firm is amongst...
February 2017
Court of Appeal permits grant of Arrow declarations Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics Co, Ltd v Abbvie Biotechnology Ltd & Anor [2017] EWCA Civ 1
February 2017
Unified Patent Court (UPC) expected to open in December 2017 The Preparatory Committee working to establish the Unified Patent Court (UPC) that will be a critical part of the new...
January 2017
Webinar: 2016 in review - case law from the UK Courts & EPO Boards of Appeal In this webinar, to be held on 31 January 2017, partners Avi Freeman and Jon Markham will review the important cases from the UK courts and the EPO Boards of Appeal in 2016.
January 2017

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