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intellectual property

Haven’t I Seen You Somewhere Before? A Look at Supermarket Copycat Branding

With the recent splash of publicity regarding supermarket copycat branding, brought about after Aldi incurred the wrath of Marks & Spencer’s legal team after releasing their “Cuthbert the Caterpillar” cake, in this blog article Dawn Ellmore Employment looks back over… Continue Reading →

Mary Dixon Kies: The First Woman to Receive a U.S. Patent, and Who Continues to Impact on Our Easter Celebrations

As we look forward to the Easter holiday, and having in the last month celebrated International Women’s Day, Dawn Ellmore Employment takes a look back at the first woman to receive a U.S. patent, and her patented weaving technique which… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore Salary Guide 2020: Good news for IP professionals

The latest salary research for the whole of the Intellectual Property profession in the UK, conducted by Dawn Ellmore Employment, has been released. It shows good news for workers across the Intellectual Property sector, with steady increases in basic salaries… Continue Reading →

Keeping up with the Kardashian trade marks

Ever since Keeping Up With The Kardashians burst onto our screens in 2007, Kris Jenner and the rest of the Kardashian/Jenner family have been working hard to make sure their names stay in the limelight. Central to this is an… Continue Reading →

H&M earns its stripes in long running trade mark battle

Cast your minds back to 1997: Tony Blair led the Labour party to a landslide election victory, Manchester United were crowned Premier League champions for the second successive season, and MmmBop and Barbie Girl were dominating the airwaves. It was… Continue Reading →

2019 Intellectual Property Salary Survey

Salaries are on the rise in 2019, particularly for Trade Mark Attorneys, Intellectual Property Solicitors and qualified Patent Attorneys. That’s according to our Salary Survey 2019. Every year, we report on the salaries and benefits in the UK intellectual property… Continue Reading →

Disney patent points towards the Marvel Universe

In 2008, Iron Man kicked off the Marvel Studios franchise. Since then, the subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios has released 22 films from the Marvel Universe. The final movie, Avengers Endgame, is currently breaking records in the box office right… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore Employment – your most read blogs of 2017

The Dawn Ellmore blog covered wide-ranging topics last year, from breaking IP news to advice for those seeking a career in this specialist legal field. We’ve had a great reaction to the Dawn Ellmore blogposts with job-seekers and industry experts… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore on Disney’s legal action against ‘rip-off’ costume company

Disney is taking legal action against a company that offers dressed up characters for kids’ events. The rise of costumed actors surprising kids with their versions of well-known characters is not going down well with Disney. New York-based Characters for… Continue Reading →

INTA agrees five Brexit principles

There is clearly a huge amount of uncertainty around any potential deal that the UK will strike over Brexit – the terms of any deal, if there is a deal at all – are still subject to much speculation and… Continue Reading →

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