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BREXIT – Impact on Design Registrations and UDR

On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (“Brexit”). The UK is expected to enter into a negotiation period during which the terms of withdrawal from the EU will be settled. The actual exit date is not yet known, but the existence of a two year...

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BREXIT – Impact on UK and EU Trade Marks

On 23 June 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union (“Brexit”). The UK is expected to enter into a negotiation period during which the terms of withdrawal from the EU will be settled. The actual exit date is not yet known, but the existence of a two year...

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BREXIT – Impact on UK and European Patents

On 23 June 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union (“Brexit”). The UK is expected to enter into a negotiation period during which the terms of withdrawal from the EU will be settled. The actual exit date is not yet known, but the existence of a two year...

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The UKIPO’s take on Trunki®

Following the recent judgement from the UK Supreme Court in the well-known “Trunki® vs. Kiddee” case (PMS International Group Plc v Magmatic Limited) – reported in our earlier article here – the UKIPO has today (1 June 2016) issued a new designs practice notice, providing helpful guidance to registered design...

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GJE recommended in the 2016 IAM Patent 1000

GJE and partners Peter Arrowsmith, Peter Finnie, Lucy Samuels and Robert Skone James have been recommended in the 2016 edition of the IAM Patent 1000. The IAM Patent 1000 is a standalone publication that identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research...

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