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Exhaustion is main post-Brexit “question mark”

Intellectual Property Magazine’s Brexit podcast panel, including Richard Goddard, returned to discuss future issues for IP following Brexit.

18th Jan 2021 | News

Saved UK trade mark applications will be lost

The UK IPO is asking users to submit saved trade mark applications by 27th January 2021 to prevent progress being lost.

15th Jan 2021 | News

UK IPO bulk change of address

Representative address details on newly created comparable UK trade marks and designs can be updated in bulk thanks to a new service launched by the UK IPO.

15th Jan 2021 | News

Trade mark law book sale extended

Get ahead in 2021 with a copy of our leading guides to contentious trade mark registry proceedings and anti-counterfeiting.

14th Jan 2021 | News
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Brexit

Exhaustion is main post-Brexit “question mark”

Intellectual Property Magazine’s Brexit podcast panel, including Richard Goddard, returned to discuss future issues for IP following Brexit.

18th Jan 2021 | News

EU trade marks recreated in the UK

More than two million trade marks and designs registered at the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have been recreated in the UK ensuring continuation of protection.

4th Jan 2021 | News

Post-transition UK IPO practice

Details of the impact new legislation has on practice before the UK IPO has been published. The legal changes come into force on 1st January 2021.

22nd Dec 2020 | News

IPReg clarifies use of European titles

The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) has confirmed that titles including the term ‘European’ can be used by UK attorneys post-Brexit, but the announcement came with an important caveat.

10th Dec 2020 | News
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Features

Christmas message from our President

Reflecting on the challenges and successes of 2020 and looking to the future.

23rd Dec 2020 | Feature

What does a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney do?

From helping launch new chocolate bars and renewing the UK’s first ever trade mark, to breaking an international criminal counterfeiting ring, the role of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney is never dull.

23rd Nov 2020 | Feature

How volunteering positively impacts your career

Eleanor Merrett has been a member of our Law and Practice Committee for eight years and has reaped the rewards ever since.

23rd Nov 2020 | Feature

Combating Zoom fatigue

What changes can you make to improve the way you feel at work and why you’re not alone when you feel drained after a day of Zoom, Skype or Teams.

25th Oct 2020 | Feature

 

Coronavirus updates

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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Case comments

Grey area gains ground

Adrian Dykes fills us in on why the idea of descriptiveness was not quite black and white. T-133/19, Off-White LLC v EUIPO, General Court, 25th June 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

A view to TKIL

Emily Scott outlines a decision that got decidedly personal. [2020] EWHC 2078 (Ch), Turbo-K Ltd v Turbo-K International Ltd & Others, High Court, 5th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Door closes on butler mark

Presumption of patronage was the problem, reports Robecca Davey. O/404/20, Grant Harrold v The Lord Chamberlain, UK IPO, 24th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Karma confusion

The consumer would see the connection, explains Gavin Stenton. O/442/20, KARMA (Opposition), UK IPO, 11th September 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment
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