Mondaq UK: Intellectual Property
Field Fisher
The investigations concern the licensing and distribution of merchandising products.
Abel & Imray
The European Patent Office (EPO) is making significant inroads into its notorious patent examination and opposition backlogs.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The full reasoned decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G1/15 (partial priority/poisonous divisionals) was published in February.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The UPC Preparatory Committee has announced that a provisional timetable for the entry into force of the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will be delayed.
Marks & Clerk
A recent decision by the EPO's Boards of Appeals, T 1811/13, considers whether a lack of clarity in a claim can give rise to an allowable objection to insufficiency of disclosure.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The UK Supreme Court has overturned existing case law to, for the first time, formally recognise a "doctrine of equivalents", resulting in a broader scope of patent protection under UK law.
WilmerHale
The UK Supreme Court rarely hears patent cases, and will only hear cases that it considers to be fundamentally important. The court's July 12 judgment is most significant for changing the test for infringement in the United Kingdom, widening the scope for infringement by equivalence.
Bond Dickinson LLP
A Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that the sale of so-called ‘grey goods' can constitute a criminal offence under section 92 of the Trade Marks Act 1994 (the Act).
Abel & Imray
The question of whether something that falls outside the literal wording of a patent claim is nevertheless an infringement, is one that the courts have had to consider on numerous occasions.
Abel & Imray
At first glance, perhaps not – patents afford a 20 year monopoly, but the regulatory approval processes surrounding new build are lengthy and necessitate early disclosure.
McDermott Will & Emery
An international panel of McDermott's US and European lawyers compare and contrast recent developments in trademark, copyright and design law, including developments in disparagement law...
Marks & Clerk
Apparently, Captain Morgan has not found imitation to be the sincerest form of flattery and in a swashbuckling face-off, has forced Admiral Nelson to retreat from the liquor store shelves.
Dehns
Despite the political chaos which has ensued following the inconclusive UK election result earlier this month, progress towards UK ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA)...
Gowling WLG
With the UK Parliament sitting again, the Government is now continuing with the national legislative steps that need to be completed before the UK can ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The information technology sector is incredibly fast moving and new developments have the potential to significantly impact our lives.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has announced draft timescales for the UPC entering into force.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In the underlying main proceedings before the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, Stichting Brein...
Marks & Clerk
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement requires ratification by 13 participating states in order to come into force, including France, Germany and the UK.
Alliott Group (International)
An international round table held at the Alliott Group's EMEA Regional Conference in Berlin enabled tax expert members to share insights into the incentives offered by their countries...
Marks & Clerk
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Abel & Imray
At first glance, perhaps not – patents afford a 20 year monopoly, but the regulatory approval processes surrounding new build are lengthy and necessitate early disclosure.
WilmerHale
The UK Supreme Court rarely hears patent cases, and will only hear cases that it considers to be fundamentally important. The court's July 12 judgment is most significant for changing the test for infringement in the United Kingdom, widening the scope for infringement by equivalence.
Abel & Imray
The question of whether something that falls outside the literal wording of a patent claim is nevertheless an infringement, is one that the courts have had to consider on numerous occasions.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The full reasoned decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal G1/15 (partial priority/poisonous divisionals) was published in February.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
The UK Supreme Court has overturned existing case law to, for the first time, formally recognise a "doctrine of equivalents", resulting in a broader scope of patent protection under UK law.
Alliott Group (International)
An international round table held at the Alliott Group's EMEA Regional Conference in Berlin enabled tax expert members to share insights into the incentives offered by their countries...
Haseltine Lake LLP
The Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has announced draft timescales for the UPC entering into force.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The UPC Preparatory Committee has announced that a provisional timetable for the entry into force of the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patent (UP) will be delayed.
Marks & Clerk
Apparently, Captain Morgan has not found imitation to be the sincerest form of flattery and in a swashbuckling face-off, has forced Admiral Nelson to retreat from the liquor store shelves.
Haseltine Lake LLP
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