Intellectual property

Cats and dogs: a lesson in unregistered IP rights

If it’s your perception that intellectual property has little to do with commercial property, you are wrong, as Michael Edenborough QC explains

08 Jan 2020 | Commercial

Martin Hopkins: Nurturing long-term relationships

A stint in a legal call centre and part-time work as a front-of-house manager have taught Birkett Long’s new managing partner that knowing the law is just

Special protection for ‘Special K’?

Recent infringement proceedings raise interesting questions regarding the extent of protection that should be granted to a trade mark, writes Mik

19 Jul 2017 | Intellectual property

FRAND with benefits

Gwilym Roberts welcomes a patents ruling getting commercial issues in line with publi

16 Jun 2017 | Intellectual property

Under threat: fighting off intellectual property litigation bullies

Simon Miles considers the changes to the law on unjustified threats introduced by the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Ac

15 May 2017 | Commercial

Trade mark tribunals: Same game, new rules

Solicitors accustomed to contentious IP work in the High Court can struggle to translate that experience to the UK and European tribunals, says Aaro

25 Apr 2017 | Intellectual property

To block or not to block?

As the internet increasingly becomes the playground of choice for counterfeiters, a recent decision is a welcome development for brand owners, writes Salma

21 Mar 2017 | Intellectual property

Rolls Building to be rebranded ‘Business and Property Courts’

New arrangements allow for more flexible cross-deployment o

13 Mar 2017 | Commercial

Argos loses trade mark and passing off claim

‘David and Goliath’ case shows the ‘online land-grab’ between brands is heatin

22 Feb 2017 | Commercial

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