We have specialist intellectual property (IP) teams in the most important IP jurisdictions worldwide.
With over 100 specialist IP partners and associates, we offer an integrated, cross-border service to meet our clients global needs, and provide specialist advice and representation in individual countries.
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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020
The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and is currently in a transition period with the EU. What does this mean for IP rights and what happens to IP protection in the UK at the end of this transition?Read more
Publications: 21 JANUARY 2020
Brand owners and inventors tend to be up to speed on trademarks and patents which can lead to the design rights being left behind. Insufficient knowledge of the system and how it works is contributing…Read more
Publications: 29 JANUARY 2020
Today, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in Sky v SkyKick (C-371/18) has declined to follow the Advocate General and held that trade mark specifications that cover broad terms such as “computer…Read more
Publications: 27 APRIL 2020
Here we assess the difficulties the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic poses to brand owners involved in trade mark registry proceedings and trade mark litigation, what brand owners can do to mitigate the…Read more
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