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3D printing an amazing process for manufacture or a hornet’s nest for copies?
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2015

The advent of affordable 3D printers has meant that almost anyone with the will can now print three dimensional articles in their own home. However


Why, how and when to bring a private prosecution for design right infringement!
  • Edmonds, Marshall, McMahon
  • United Kingdom
  • June 11 2015

In October 2014, following substantial lobbying from IP pressure groups, section 13 of the Intellectual Property Act 2014 was brought into force


Registered Community designs - the basics
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 6 2015

In the context of intellectual property, the "design" of a product is generally its shape, or ornamentation applied to it, although the exact


Webinar recap! International trade secret and non-compete law update
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • China, European Union, France, United Kingdom
  • April 23 2015

One size does not fit all! Requirements for enforceable restrictive covenants vary dramatically from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. However, there are


Fashion house fabrics and tribal print Per Una dresses
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom
  • April 2 2015

High profile examples of copyright and design infringement have been hitting the headlines recently, ranging from Rihanna’s dispute with Topshop over


Design Opinions Service
  • AA Thornton & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2015

The UKIPO are planning to introduce a new Design Opinions Service. This service will work in a similar manner to the Patent Opinions Service which is


The High Court whips up a design rights treat
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2015

Shortly before Christmas, the High Court handed down its judgment on a case relating to the design of ice cream vans. Arnold J found that the


The importance of proving copying of unregistered rights in fabric designs in the UK
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2015

John Kaldor ( JK) is a design house which makes and designs fabrics and supplied a sample of fabric (the 'JK Fabric', shown below) to Lee Ann (LA), a


Whitby v Yorkshire: ice cream van infringes trade mark and designs
  • D Young & Co
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2015

The High Court of England and Wales has found there to be infringement of certain ice cream van designs and a related trade mark in an interesting


Industry news
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 6 2015

A new generation of ‘windowless planes’ have been proposed as the next step towards improving fuel efficiency by reducing the weight of a plane, as