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Dawn Ellmore Employment: What fuels innovation?

Is there a formula to successful innovation? If so, what are the components that make up a truly innovative company, whether it’s a start-up or an established company? The Global Innovation Index, which is compiled every year by INSEAD business… Continue Reading →

Will the EU Relocate London-based Unified Patent Court after UK Leaves EU?

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, recently suggested that the new London based unified patent court may have to move away from its current location in London after the UK leaves the EU.  It has already been decided that… Continue Reading →

EU Businesses want the UK to be part of the New Unitary Patent System

It was recently reported that UK and European Businesses have written to the Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy requesting that he move forward with progressing the ratification process of the Unified Patent… Continue Reading →

Brexit Negotiations will Begin on 19 June 2017

Michel Barnier who is leading the Brexit negotiations for the EU has confirmed that negotiations are due to begin on 19 June 2017 following the UK Parliament’s reconvention post the General Election.  Mr Barnier hopes to submit his first report… Continue Reading →

Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent Still on Track for 2017

In February 2017 Italy became the 12th EU Member State to ratify the Agreement before the Unitary Patent Court (UPC).  At this stage, only the ratification of Great Britain (rumoured to happen in March) and Germany (rumoured to happen in… Continue Reading →

Is Brexit Responsible for the UK Decrease in EU Trade Mark & Design Applications?

Filings of EU Trade Mark and EU Design applications by UK applicants have recently fallen for the first time since the economic crisis of 2008-2009. The number of EU Trade Mark applications filed by UK applicants in 2016 fell 7%… Continue Reading →

UK to Ratify the Unified Patent Court

The UK is to ratify plans to create a patent court that will span the European Union. It had been expected that Britain would pull out of plans to create a single European patent system following the Brexit decision to leave… Continue Reading →

Impact of Brexit on EU Trade Marks

Brexit could cause a majority change in the EU Trade Mark system.  Brand owners who chose to rely solely on the protection provided by EU Trade Marks and have not registered trade marks under the UK’s national regime could be… Continue Reading →

European Commission Announces New EU Copyright Rules

The European Commission recently announced new EU copyright rules which should make it easier for musicians, TV makers and publishers to make money out of their work online. The new rules require video sites such as YouTube to use technological… Continue Reading →

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys Position Paper on Brexit and IP

A recent position paper entitled ‘The impact of Brexit on intellectual property’ by The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) reveals the institute has a strong preference for the UK to participate in the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent… Continue Reading →

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