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Guidance on price and service transparency published

The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) has published new guidance on price and service transparency for regulated intellectual property firms and attorneys.

30th May 2019 | News

Brazil on-course to join Madrid Protocol

Brazil is on-course to join the system for registration of international trade marks in autumn 2019 after it passed in the Brazilian Senate.

29th May 2019 | News

EUIPO publishes updated official communication

The EUIPO has published an updated official communication from EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau on Brexit. 

18th Apr 2019 | News

Further Brexit extension granted

On 10th April the EU confirmed that it had granted the UK a further extension to the Brexit process until 31st October 2019. 

10th Apr 2019 | News
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EUIPO publishes updated official communication

The EUIPO has published an updated official communication from EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau on Brexit. 

18th Apr 2019 | News

Further Brexit extension granted

On 10th April the EU confirmed that it had granted the UK a further extension to the Brexit process until 31st October 2019. 

10th Apr 2019 | News

Numbering for post-Brexit trade marks and designs

The numbering for equivalent UK registrations of Registered Community Designs and international registrations post-Brexit has been announced.

27th Mar 2019 | News

Brexit extension granted

The UK’s proposal to extend the date of its withdrawal from the European Union (EU) has been agreed.

22nd Mar 2019 | News
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IC what you did there

Louise Foster casts an eye over an important clarification. CH-2018-000332, Virgin Enterprises Ltd v Virginic LLC, High Court, 25th March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Hair tangle tamed

Oliver Tidman sorts out a simple summary. O/097/19, CURL BY CURL (Invalidity), UK IPO, 19th February 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

A defining case

Comment on agent-principal was compelling, reports Lana Yahya. T-796/17, Mouldpro v EUIPO – Wenz Kunststoff (MOULDPRO), General Court, 14th February 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment

Earth Girls has it easy

Its opposition was supported, writes Rebecca O’Kelly-Gillard. O/119/19, Face of Europe & The World Ltd (Application), UK IPO, 1st March 2019.

5th Jun 2019 | Case comment
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