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A Diamond is Forever: but is your slogan?
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 2 2015

Corporations invest vast amounts of money in developing and advertising their brands. Slogans are often used to increase brand awareness. A catchy


Trade Secrets: Securing Your Hidden Intellectual Property
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 26 2018

It is hoped that this short note will help the reader better understand (i) what trade secrets are; (ii) the value of trade secrets; and (iii) how to


Red Bull and EUTM Colour Combination Marks
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 31 2018

A recent decision by the EU General Court highlights the difficulties in protecting colour trade marks in the EU. Red Bull had registered two European


UKIPO Patent Fees Increasing from 6th April 2018
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2018

The UKIPO will have some new and increased official fees for UK patent applications being introduced from next April. The basic details are as


Recording Transfers at the European Patent Office
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 5 2016

The latest European Patent Office (EPO) Guidelines for Examination have been issued including an important update regarding the recordation of


Louis Vuitton cannot monopolise checkerboard pattern for leather goods in Europe
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • June 10 2015

A recent decision of the European General Court has resulted in the invalidation of two of Louis Vuitton’s most iconic and recognisable


The Role of IP in the Business Plan
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • January 11 2016

Your business plan allows you to document your business objectives and helps you to focus your commercial direction - but your business plan is also a


The seven deadly IP sins committed by startups
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • October 1 2015

For many entrepreneurs, the business itself is a vice; but some business owners are also guilty of habitually overlooking intellectual property as a


Johnson & Johnson and Novartis are fined for delaying market entry of fentanyl
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 12 2013

On 10 December 2013, the European Commission announced that it has imposed fines of 10.798 million euros on Johnson & Johnson (J&J) (with


Changes to Irish domain registration policy from March 2018
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • December 1 2017

The registration process for .ie domains is changing majorly from March 2018. The “Claim to the name” will be removed at the time of registration