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By Alexandra Nott, Joseph Letang
Under the company RC Pet Products Limited, Rory Carr trades in a variety of goods for animals, such as collars, coats, harnesses and pet toys.
By Dehns  
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) last week launched its new video short "European Patent Work Unaffected By Brexit", highlighting that when it comes to patents...
By Alexander Robinson
In a decision delivered today the European Patent Office revoked a patent relating to CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology which had been granted to the Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University.
By Alexander Robinson
Following the surprise submission last year of a "constitutional complaint" against German participation in the Unified Patent Court system, ratification of the UPC Agreement was put on hold.
By Barbara Rigby
In an arguably harsh, but refreshingly clear judgement the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in C-567/16 that an SPC application cannot validly be filed on the basis of an End of Procedure Notice.
By Mark Bell
A recent court case in China has clarified the scope of protection afforded by registered designs for graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
In 2012 the discount supermarket Aldi was sued by Comité Interprofessionel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC), the French Committee for Champagne producers ...
By Joanna Furmston
In a recent decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that brand owners can prevent sales of luxury goods through online marketplaces, such as Amazon ...
By Alexander Robinson
Following its consideration by the Grand Committee of the House of Lords last week, the Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2017 was formally approved by the House this afternoon.
By Alexander Robinson
The Grand Committee of the House of Lords this afternoon considered the Order on Privileges and Immunities, following the Commons' approval of the same Order.
By Barbara Niemann Fadani
Copyright, contrary to trade mark rights, is not of indefinite duration but ends, in most countries, 70 years after the death of the author.
By Alexander Robinson
As reported here, the House of Commons' Delegated Legislation Committee considered the UPC Privileges and Immunities Order last week.
By Mark Bell
When the original Forth Bridge was completed in 1889 it was heralded as a modern wonder of the world, a bridge of the like that had never been seen before.
By Mark Bell
When 3D printing was first invented, the uses and applications of this new technology were not fully appreciated.
By Barbara Rigby
In July this year, the UK's Supreme Court introduced a doctrine of equivalents into the patent infringement test (Actavis v Eli Lilly as reported here).