IP News

Brexit and IP – some frequently asked questions We have developed a series of FAQs to summarise the situation for IP protection in the UK and Europe after Brexit. 1...
June 2019
Plausibility Put to the Test Eli Lilly and Company (and 7 other Lilly companies) v Genentech, Inc. This decision from the UK High Court relates to...
May 2019
Inventiveness for expandable hose proves too much of a stretch E Mishan & Sons (trading as Emson) v (1) Hozelock Limited, (2) Blue Gentian LLC, (3) Telebrands Corp This recent...
May 2019
Supreme Court Rules Dosage Regime Patent Obvious This recent Supreme Court decision relates to obviousness of a dosage regime patent. The case raised two principal...
April 2019
China’s Intellectual Property Statistics for 2018 Last month the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA, formerly known as SIPO) released statistics...
February 2019
Contribute to the EPO’s Strategic Plan 2023 The European Patent Office (EPO) is currently inviting all those with an interest in their activities, including both...
February 2019
Burger Off – BIG MAC registration removed from EU Trade Marks Register due to issues with evidence The EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has just issued a decision removing the McDonald's International Property...
January 2019
Litigation Event Last week saw Ian Bartlett, head of trade marks at Beck Greener, co-chair the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark...
December 2018
United Kingdom Government Notes on Trade Marks and Designs in the Event of a No Deal Brexit The UK Government has issued a notice confirming that even in the event of a no deal Brexit, there will be a mechanism...
October 2018
United Kingdom Government Notes on Patents in the Event of a No Deal Brexit On 24 September 2018 the UK government published notes setting out its plans for intellectual property if there is no...
October 2018

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