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Top 10 tips to protect your footwear designs
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2013

Everybody knows that footwear design is big business but in the current market, protecting designs is becoming more and more important. As financial


Opening the Patent Box
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2012

In June 2011, the Government carried out a consultation into a proposed tax regime known as the "Patent Box"


The Olympics may be over but Olympic fever set to continue..
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2012

The Olympics was, of course, a massive success for London and for the whole of the UK


eBay not liable for its users’ infringement in the UK
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2009

On 22 May 2009, the High Court ruled that eBay was not liable for sales of infringing or counterfeit goods by its users


Trading standards cracking down on unauthorised use of Olympic brands
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2011

All of the official names, phrases, trade marks, logos and designs related to the 2012 games and Olympic and Paralympic movements are legally protected in the UK and rigorously defended by the London 2012 committee


Brand protection online
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2009

The use of keywords andor metatags is very much commonplace in the promotion of a business online via search engines such as Google and Yahoo!


Copyright ruling by House of Lords on "Whiter Shade of Pale"
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2009

The House of Lords has ruled that Matthew Fisher, who wrote the organ solo introduction to the 1960s song "Whiter Shade of Pale", is entitled to 40 of the royalties from the song


Show of Olympic force
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2009

A Hertfordshire-based removals firm, Olympic Removals, has been threatened with trade mark infringement proceedings by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) over the use of the Olympic Rings symbol as its company logo


Actionable threats
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2009

Imagine the scenario: you own a registered trade mark and believe that another company is using a similar mark


Trade mark applications in China: is your trade mark at risk?
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2010

It has come to our attention through clients for whom we act that trade mark applications are being filed, in bad faith, in China in respect of existing Western registered trade marks