Deadlines for UK trade marks and designs will be extended the UK IPO has announced.
12 newly elected members will join our governing Council this April, after being formally elected yesterday.
We are saddened to learn that former CITMA President Brian March passed away.
The Government has put measures in place to expand business and intellectual property centres across the UK.
The UK Government is open to cooperation with the EU on intellectual property and is seeking to ensure high standards of protection for trade marks and designs.
The UK will continue to be part of the EU trade mark and design system until 31st December 2020, following ratification of the UK’s EU Withdrawal Agreement.
What is now likely to happen to registered EU Trade Marks and Registered Community Designs, and rights of representation for UK professional representatives before the EUIPO? (UPDATED 28th January 2020)
WIPO has published information about how users rights would be preserved – and how to safeguard those rights – in a no deal scenario.
Donna Trysburg isn’t surprised by this opposition outcome. B 3 068 345, Mars Incorporated v Star Trek Private Equity LLC, EUIPO, 4th December 2019
Jack Kenny summarises an opposition in which he represented the applicant. O/704/19, JT International SA v P.T. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, UK IPO, 21st November 2019
Parties might have considered a coexistence agreement, suggests Serena Totino. O/714/19, Gousto (Opposition), UK IPO, 22nd November 2019
Amy Galloway describes why this opposition had no teeth. O/698/19, MYSMILE (Opposition), UK IPO, 15th November 2019