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Brexit “no deal” technical notices published on intellectual property and life sciences sector issues
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • September 26 2018

The latest tranche of “no deal” technical notices was released yesterday afternoon by the UK Government. Amongst them are several notices that


Trade Secrets - added protection in force
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 18 2018

The Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2018 (the “Regulations”) came into force on 9 June 2018 and transpose Directive (EU) 2016943 (the


Consultation on the Draft Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc) Regulations 2018
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2018

The Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2018 (the “Regulations”) are intended to be in force by 9 June 2018 to transpose Directive (EU)


"We'll sue you if you don't stop " more flexibility to threaten IP proceedings under new unjustified threats legislation in the UK
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 3 2017

Threatening proceedings for intellectual property right infringement can sometimes backfire. In relation to patents, trade marks and designs, there is


Helping FMCG Businesses plan for a Post-Brexit future
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 8 2017

At present, the principal UK laws on product liability and safety are based on EU Directives which do not have direct effect in Member States (hence


Trunki's claim over Kiddee Case design fails to appeal to Supreme Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2016

The UK Supreme Court today handed down its first decision on design rights, in the Trunki case (PMS International (Respondent) v Magmatic (Appellant)


Unregistered community design CJEU rules on individual character in Karen Millen v Dunnes Stores
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • June 20 2014

On 19 June 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") handed down its judgment in the long running dispute between Karen Millen


Increased protection for trade secrets under the Trans - Pacific Partnership and in Europe
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, European Union
  • January 23 2014

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) - a treaty in the final rounds of negotiation that will create a trading bloc second only to the


Samsung v Apple - not as cool design
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2012

Samsung's family of Galaxy tablets did not infringe Apple's Community Registered Design (which protects the iPad).