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Bad faith, hope and a case about tea When an application for a trade mark is filed in the UK, the applicant must make a declaration that they are either a)...
May 2017
SPCs – Combination product must be a “distinct invention” (1) Teva UK Limited (2) Accord Healthcare Limited (3) Generics (UK) Limited trading as Mylan v Merck Sharp and Dohme...
May 2017
Tenaris lose connection to priority application This recent decision from the EPO’s Board of Appeal serves as a reminder of the importance of the timely assignment of...
May 2017
IP and Licensing – Potential Pitfalls for Inventors Beck Greener Partner Avi Freeman presented an IP and Licensing talk covering the challenges of Patents, Design...
April 2017
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
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

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