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UK IPO announces temporary fee change

Fees for extensions, late renewals and more will be reduced from 30th July.

3rd Jul 2020 | News

UK IPO deadline extensions to end

The UK IPO has announced its ‘interrupted days’ will finish on 29th July.

22nd Jun 2020 | News

CITMA update: COVID-19

Read what we’re doing in relation to COVID-19 and what it means for you.

5th Jun 2020 | News

Interrupted days continue at the UK IPO

The UK IPO will review its 'interrupted days' period on 22nd June.

1st Jun 2020 | News
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Ten easy adjustments to help save the planet

What small changes can you and your colleagues make at work to support a sustainable future?

18th Sep 2020 | News

Tackling racial injustice

Our Diversity and Inclusion working group is reviewing the recent BAME support outcomes and steps that were published by IP Inclusive.

18th Sep 2020 | News

EUIPO publishes new Brexit guidance

The EUIPO has published detailed Brexit guidance clarifying a number of post-Brexit issues including representation and ongoing proceedings.

14th Sep 2020 | News

UK IPO calls for views on AI

The UK IPO is reviewing the current IP framework that relates to artificial intelligence (AI) and wants your input.

9th Sep 2020 | News
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Brexit

EUIPO publishes new Brexit guidance

The EUIPO has published detailed Brexit guidance clarifying a number of post-Brexit issues including representation and ongoing proceedings.

14th Sep 2020 | News

Weighing in on Brexit

CITMA President Richard Goddard joined three other panellists on IP Magazine’s podcast series to discuss all things Brexit – including the lack of clarity relating to the provisions of the withdrawal agreement.

19th Aug 2020 | News

Brexit Q&A - August 2020

We received a large volume of questions during our recent Brexit webinar, we have published our answers to the key questions.

6th Aug 2020 | Brexit

EUIPO position on employee representatives

The EUIPO plans to interpret EU trade mark regulations (EUTMR) so that employee representatives ‘must be in the EEA’ to represent before the EUIPO.

6th Aug 2020 | News
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Case comments

That sinking feeling

Richard May reviews what halted the progress of Titanic Gin. O/315/20, Titanic Gin (Invalidity), UK IPO, 9th June 2020

1st Sep 2020 | Case comment

Seeing scents

Francesco Simone believes an absurd conclusion was averted on appeal. R 1524/2019-2, The Procter & Gamble Company v Trademarks Solution Sp.zo.o. Sp.k., EUIPO, 28th May 2020

1st Sep 2020 | Case comment

Goodbye HelloFruity

Nick Bowie explains why not all elements are created equal. R 119/2020-4, Importaco SA v HelloFresh SE, EUIPO, 3rd June 2020

1st Sep 2020 | Case comment

Geek pique

The Court saw similarities sufficient for potential passing off, reports Peter Collie. O/309/20, AP & Co. Ltd v Yellow Bulldog Ltd, UK IPO, 4th June 2020

1st Sep 2020 | Case comment
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CITMA Review September

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1st Sep 2020 | CITMA Review

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