Numbering system for re-registered design rights and comparable trade marks

Robert Watson

Robert Watson
21 Mar 2019

The UK enacted the EU Withdrawal Act 2018 which provides the basis for how EU law will be converted into national law, and provides that all existing.

Former CITMA President Kate O’Rourke to head our European trade mark services

Maria Hall

Maria Hall
11 Mar 2019

We are delighted to announce that Kate O’Rourke will join the firm on 1 April 2019.   

Numbering system for comparable UK trade marks post Brexit

Robert Watson

Robert Watson
22 Feb 2019

The UK enacted the EU Withdrawal Act 2018 which provides the basis for how EU law will be converted into national law, and provides that all existing.

Building an IP portfolio: Nine tips for success

Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith
15 Feb 2019

Companies need to think carefully about how they protect, manage and leverage the various intellectual property (IP) assets across their business..

Brexit: draft withdrawal agreement rejected

Robert Watson

Robert Watson
16 Jan 2019

Despite the continued uncertainty caused by the rejection of the draft withdrawal agreement by the UK Parliament on the evening of 15 January 2019,.

Pending EU Trade Marks: what next?

Edmund Harrison

Edmund Harrison
12 Dec 2018

Following the UK Brexit referendum in June 2016, there has been much discussion about the future of EU wide IP rights, including the EU Trade Mark (EUTM)..

Significant blow to Cadbury in purple trade mark battle

Rebecca Anderson-Smith

Rebecca Anderson-Smith
06 Dec 2018

Cadbury has been dealt a blow by the Court of Appeal in its battle to maintain its trade mark for the colour purple which it uses across all of its.

The importance of Innovation Hubs in the UK's North West Region

Anna Mudge

Anna Mudge
02 Dec 2018

Life science ‘start-ups’, ‘spin-outs’ and SMEs are some of the most innovative businesses and are often based upon truly great technology and ideas..

Brexit: what does the draft withdrawal agreement mean for IP?

Robert Watson

Robert Watson
15 Nov 2018

A further step towards a withdrawal agreement between the UK and EU27 occurred on 14 November 2018 with the publication of the fully negotiated version of.

Navigating the Brexit landscape: trade marks

Dydra Donath

Dydra Donath
27 Sep 2018

Continue what you’re already doing is the simple message here i.e. keep filing European Union Trade Marks (EUTMs). It may make sense to consider filing.

Roger Federer in trade mark dispute with Nike

Jacqueline Pang

Jacqueline Pang
20 Jul 2018

Roger Federer recently left Nike and signed a deal with Uniqlo reportedly worth $30million per year. The “RF” logo which is so synonymous with Federer has.