Practice Notes: Intellectual property

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

FRAND with benefits

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

16 Jun 2017

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

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

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

Rolls Building to be rebranded ‘Business and Property Courts’

New arrangements allow for more flexible cross-deployment o

13 Mar 2017

Argos loses trade mark and passing off claim

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

22 Feb 2017

Beckileaks: Another cyber warning for lawyers

Sensitive conversations may have to happen face t

09 Feb 2017

The cat’s pyjamas?

Ben Scarfield considers whether the image rights in a real animal can be utilised and harnessed in trade marks systems around th

31 Jan 2017

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