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Top 10 tips to protect your footwear designs
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2013

Everybody knows that footwear design is big business but in the current market, protecting designs is becoming more and more important. As financial


Actionable threats
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2009

Imagine the scenario: you own a registered trade mark and believe that another company is using a similar mark


eBay not liable for its users’ infringement in the UK
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2009

On 22 May 2009, the High Court ruled that eBay was not liable for sales of infringing or counterfeit goods by its users


Changes to IPO trade mark fees and services, effective 1 October 2009
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2009

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is due to implement a number of changes to the application process for trade marks


The Olympics may be over but Olympic fever set to continue..
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 3 2012

The Olympics was, of course, a massive success for London and for the whole of the UK


50th british food gets european protection
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2012

Congratulations to Newmarket Sausages which have become the 50th British Food to obtain protection under the European Protected Food Names Scheme


Trading standards cracking down on unauthorised use of Olympic brands
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2011

All of the official names, phrases, trade marks, logos and designs related to the 2012 games and Olympic and Paralympic movements are legally protected in the UK and rigorously defended by the London 2012 committee


Opening the Patent Box
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2012

In June 2011, the Government carried out a consultation into a proposed tax regime known as the "Patent Box"


Copyright ruling by House of Lords on "Whiter Shade of Pale"
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2009

The House of Lords has ruled that Matthew Fisher, who wrote the organ solo introduction to the 1960s song "Whiter Shade of Pale", is entitled to 40 of the royalties from the song


Trade mark applications in China: is your trade mark at risk?
  • Howes Percival LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2010

It has come to our attention through clients for whom we act that trade mark applications are being filed, in bad faith, in China in respect of existing Western registered trade marks