IP Cases & Articles

The new reality: obtaining design protection in the UK in the post-Brexit world

08 June 2022
The Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020, and since 01 January 2021 applicants have had to re-think how…
Paul Price
Paul Price
Associate, Patent Attorney
The new reality: obtaining design protection in the UK in the post-Brexit world

Post Brexit monkey business at the General Court

27 May 2022
This case highlights the need for clarity on how UK rights which were validly raised before Brexit are being handled…
Helen Cawley
Helen Cawley
Partner, Trade Mark Attorney
Post Brexit monkey business at the General Court

UK Exhaustion of IP rights regime set to continue following consultation

20 January 2022
The UK Government has announced that its current IP exhaustion regime will remain in place for the time being, as…
Jake Hayes
Jake Hayes
Senior Associate, Solicitor
UK Exhaustion of IP rights regime set to continue following consultation

UKIPO launches call for views on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)

08 December 2021
The UK intellectual property office has launched a call for views on standard essential patents (SEPs). The call for views…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
UKIPO launches call for views on Standard Essential Patents (SEPs)

UK design registration database - design cloning process update

11 November 2021
The UKIPO has been updating the UK design register to include all newly cloned UK design registrations stemming from affected…
William Burrell
William Burrell
Partner, Patent Attorney
UK design registration database - design cloning process update
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