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The KitKat case continues...

European Union - March 7 2017 The EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is going to have to reconsider whether KitKat’s registration for the shape of its four-finger bar is still…

Sarah Wathes.

Out of time to claim copyright? Not any more…

United Kingdom - February 14 2017 Following the change in UK copyright law last summer with the repeal of section 52 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA), many mass…

Holly Strube.

Unjustified threats - change is on its way

United Kingdom - February 3 2017 The law surrounding unjustified threats, often called ‘groundless threats’, looks likely to change, making it easier for businesses to try to protect…

Victoria Wright.

How will a UK exit from the EU affect intellectual property rights? What can UK businesses do to prepare?

European Union, United Kingdom - September 27 2016 Intellectual property (IP) rights will continue unaffected by the UK’s vote to leave the EU until the exit process is complete, which is likely to…

Anna Frankum, Chris Shelley, Jim Kinnier Wilson.

Improved copyright protection for the creative industries

United Kingdom - August 3 2016 On 28 July 2016, copyright law in the UK relating to mass produced artistic works changed. For artistic works where more than 50 copies are…