IP in a Pod: Brand Audits
Charlotte Duly and Peter Byrd explore the area of Brand Audits. In particular, they look at why they are an important thing to do and the key things to consider when completing one. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact a member of the team.
For more information read Peter's article here.
Blue Sky Linking
Daniel looks at Sky's recent success in obtaining interim protection from infringement of their broadcast rights
Mary Bagnall writes for Intellectual Property Magazine on the government’s consultation document on the future regime for exhaustion of UK IP rights
The UK government has published its consultation document on the future regime for exhaustion of UK IP rights.
Bullfighting ... as a copyright work?
Joint and several liability for IP infringement - Directors beware
Olivia takes an in-depth look at the recent Lifestyle Equities v Ahmed case in the Court of Appeal
Brexit: Trade Marks and Designs
Charlotte outlines all you need to know before the next post-Brexit deadline on trade marks and designs
Anna Sowerby writes for The Fashion Law on the new collaborative approach being taken by luxury brands and online platforms to fight fakes
Online platforms are now under pressure to be more proactive in their approach to tackling the ever-escalating issue of counterfeit goods.
Antiques Trade Gazette and eprivateclient cover this firm's hire of art and luxury asset specialist Chris Haywood in Dubai
Chris joins the firm as a Senior Associate in the Dubai office.
Pfizer, Ted Danson and the Olympic Vaccine Solution
#cake – a trial by social media
Brexit and intellectual property: Gibraltar, the Isle of Man and
Charlotte looks at where else trade mark and design protection may be required following Brexit.
Diversification of landed estates – a trade mark lawyer’s advice...
Mary looks at the diversification of landed estates and offers her expert advice from a trade mark perspective
Charlotte Duly writes for the Trademark Lawyer Magazine on the legal issues that tribute bands face when selecting a name
Picking a name for a tribute act that makes it clear what they offer whilst avoiding issues with the actual band can be a challenge.
Brexit and Intellectual Property: one month on
Charlotte looks at the impact of Brexit on intellectual property one month on
The Tricky Issue of Joint Authorship in Copyright Works
Where more than one person creates a work, it can be deemed ‘joint authorship’ and each has the same rights as a sole author would.
We’re not all going on a summer holiday – what are the implications for all those unused trade mark registrations?
IP in a Pod: Social Media
What IP issues surround the use and protection of hashtags, memes, GIFs and stickers?
Influencer Agreements: Six points that a business should consider
Due to the commercial power that influencers have over their followers, businesses are increasingly looking to secure their services.
MP’s to Investigate the ‘Economic Impact’ of Music Streaming
The DCMS announced that an inquiry is to be launched into the economics of the music streaming industry.
Q&A examining information notices and the right to manage
Can section 82 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 enable an RTM company to serve an information notice on a third party?
Copyright Infringement – Link Available Here
If you reproduce someone else’s work in the form of a link, you could fall foul of copyright law.