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Trade Secrets: UK implements EU Directive on time, but uncertainties remain
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 12 2018

On Saturday, 9 June 2018, with little or no fanfare, the UK’s Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018 (SI 2018 No. 597) came into force


UKIPO consultation paper contains unexpectedly wide-ranging proposals on new trade secrets law (responses by 16 March 2018)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2018

The UKIPO has this week issued a consultation paper on the proposed UK Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2018. The consultation seeks the


UK: Mosquito net trade secrets saga continues - Court of Appeal rules on assessment of damages
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2016

On 13 June 2016, the English Court of Appeal handed down its latest judgement in the long-running trade secrets case Vestergaard Frandsen (now MVF3


EU Trade Secrets: breaking news - European parliament passes trade secrets law with wide support: in force across EU by 2018
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 14 2016

Earlier today, the European Parliament voted by a large majority of MEPs (503 to 131) for the enactment of the long-awaited EU Directive on trade


Designs journey to UK Supreme Court again (not a galaxy far, far away this time)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

The last time design issues were argued in the UK's highest court (2011) the focus of attention was the Stormtrooper helmet from the iconic Star Wars


Knowledge a vital ingredient for liability for trade secrets misuse
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2013

Ex-employee not liable for damages for trade secret misuse where she did not know that the product developed by her competing business incorporated


Replica wheel sales infringe BMW's Community design and trademark rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 25 2012

The English High Court ruled that a UK importer and seller of replica BMW alloy wheels could not rely on the "repair of a complex product" defense, available under the Community Designs Regulation, holding that the defendant had infringed BMW's registered designs for the wheels.


UK unregistered design right "unwrapped"
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2011

England’s low cost, fast-track IP court, the Patents County Court, has analyzed the requirements for infringement of UK unregistered design rights (UK-UDR) in relation to packaging designs for tortilla-style wraps.


Dyson's classic cyclonic vacuum cleaner design not infringed by competing machine; UK court and OHIM in harmony on functional design test
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 14 2010

In 1995, Dyson Ltd. launched its DC02 cylinder cleaner.