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Cleveland Scott York featured in The Hertfordshire Business Independent

13 Sep 2017
We are pleased to have been featured in the September/October edition of the Hertfordshire Business Independent in an article on the recent merger of Cleveland IP and Scott & York IP Law to form Cleveland Scott York. The article is Read More

Unauthorized selling of “grey goods” is a criminal offence, says Supreme Court

1 Sep 2017
English law has long enabled registered trade mark owners to bring criminal prosecutions against anyone trading in fake or “counterfeit” goods, but in a recent ruling, the Supreme Court has now confirmed that the criminal provisions of the Trade Marks Read More

More Leeway for UK Patentees

14 Jul 2017
A recent judgement handed down by the UK’s highest court in a dispute between two major pharmaceutical companies is set to have potentially significant consequences for patent holders and those seeking to steer clear of granted patents. On 12 July Read More

Update on the UPC

10 Jul 2017
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Preparatory Committee has announced that the UK “has deposited the document required to apply the Protocol to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on provisional application (PPA) with the depository for the UPC Agreement”. Read More

Intellectual property specialists support the next generation of professionals with university prize sponsorship

21 Jun 2017
A leading firm of intellectual property specialists, which has an office in Reading, is supporting the next generation of professionals in the field by sponsoring the Intellectual Property Law prize at the University of Reading. Cleveland Scott York, which also Read More

Specialist in commercialisation of academic research recognised by prestigious patent strategy publication

15 Jun 2017
One of the UK’s specialists in the commercialisation of academic research through the protection of intellectual property rights has been recognised for the first time by a prestigious guide to patent strategy practitioners. Dr Adrian Bradley, a Partner and Chartered Read More

St Albans intellectual property specialists keep up fast pace of the corporate world as they win 5k corporate challenge

14 Jun 2017
A team from St Albans intellectual property specialists Cleveland Scott York last Sunday kept up the fast pace of the corporate world by winning the St Albans Half Marathon 5K Corporate Challenge. As the top firm in the Corporate Challenge Read More

UPC timetable delayed

13 Jun 2017
The Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has announced a delay to the previously published timetable for the establishment of the Court. Under the previously published timetable, it had been envisioned that the UPC would come into operation Read More

Newly merged intellectual property specialists recommended for their “laser focus on clients’ commercial goals” by prestigious industry guide

8 Jun 2017
Newly established intellectual property specialist, Cleveland Scott York, formed in April 2017 following the merger of Cleveland IP and Scott & York IP Law, has been commended by the prestigious IAM Patent 1000 guide for its “laser focus on clients’ Read More

Trade marks and designs

6 Jun 2017
A guide to some of the likely changes to trade marks and designs and how they could impact filing strategies in the wake of Brexit. By Alicia Instone (Fellow) I have been tasked with providing you with an informative article on Read More