Relying on trade secrets as a competitive advantage – basic advice, with a quick update on the latest European developments.
In April, the European Parliament voted the “Trade Secrets” Directive. In May, it is expected that the European Commission willRead more.
May 13, 2016
St Albans City of Expertise event at Westminster Lodge, 18 May 2016
On Wednesday evening, 40 young professionals who work in and around St Albans met for a speed networking event atRead more.
May 13, 2016
UK Limitation on Copyright for Manufactured Items Repealed
Section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) contains an exception, which previously limited copyright protectionRead more.
May 5, 2016
Google Books wins copyright case at the US Supreme Court
The long-running US legal dispute over whether Google Books infringes copyright is over, with a final decision in Google’s favourRead more.
April 19, 2016
OHIM renamed European Union Intellectual Property Office
As part of a package of reforms of EU trade mark law, OHIM (also known as the CTM Office) hasRead more.
March 24, 2016
Article 28(8) Declarations: Do you own a CTM filed before 22 June 2012? Does its specification include an entire Nice
Trade mark registrations do not provide blanket protection for all goods/services, only the goods/services listed in the specification. The interpretationRead more.
March 18, 2016
The Glee Club Wins but What About Series Trade Marks?
The English owner of THE GLEE CLUB trade mark achieves victory against Twentieth Century Fox – but significant questions ofRead more.
February 26, 2016