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Cleveland IP listed in IAM Patent 1000
Intellectual Property specialists, Cleveland IP, are celebrating after two Partners from the firm and the firm itself were included in
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Government initiative to bolster IP Rights
Jonathan Clegg, Partner at Cleveland IP, has said the government’s Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy looks like a significant initiative to
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Going Global at ExCel London
Nick Bennett, Chartered Patent Attorney at Cleveland IP, delivered a talk on Intellectual Property to delegates at Going Global at
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Brexit – its impact on patents in the UK
On 23 June 2016 the UK will vote either to remain in or to leave the European Union (EU). This
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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 will
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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 at
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Going Global 2016
Picture: Nick Bennett taking to visitors on the first day of Going Global. After an interesting first day at Going Global,
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F1 team Manor Racing given penalty stop
Manor Racing is currently competing in the 2016 season of the F1 World Championship. The team previously raced under the
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Going Global – 11-12 May 2016
Cleveland IP will be exhibiting at the Going Global exhibition on 11 and 12 May 2016 at ExCel London. We
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UK Limitation on Copyright for Manufactured Items Repealed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 protection
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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 favour
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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) has
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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 interpretation
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Fast Track Patent Prosecution at the EPO
Fast Track Patent Prosecution at the EPO Patent applicants are sometimes frustrated by the time it can take the European
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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 of
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