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Design Features Summer 2016

HIGHLIGHTS THIS ISSUE

  • Stop Press - the British Referendum

  • The Trunki case - supremely unhelpful to pro se applicants?

  • Good news for merchandisers and craftsmen...

  • Tripp Trapp - a chain of copyright cumulation chair cases

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All Change For The EUTM Express

On 23 March 2016 a number of changes to EU trade mark law and practice were introduced or were listed for subsequent introduction, following the implementation of Regulat...

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Unified Patent Court on Course to Open at the Star...

In preparation for the Unified Patent Court Agreement coming into force, a protocol has been agreed and drawn up for signature among participating states for establishmen...

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Black Coffee Is Now Not Strong Enough for EUIPO

Caffè Nero styles itself as a European coffee house brand. It is one of the leading coffee shops in the UK - the striking blue and black sign graces high streets througho...

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Innovate UK Runs Quarterly Innovation Voucher Lott...

Innovate UK is part of the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. It is a 250-person organisation with the stated aim of funding, supporting and connecting in...

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Result of UKIPO consultation on proposed changes to patent rules announced

The UKIPO has announced the result of th...

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IPO speech on post-Brexit national and international concerns regarding the IP landscape

Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Parliamentary Un...

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Purple wars….Nestlé v Cadbury

On 18 April 2016, The High Court dealt a...

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Lessons to be learned from the well-publicised Trunki case

The decision by the UK Supreme Court to ...

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All change in trade marks…

From 23rd March 2016, the Office for Har...

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No fee for opting out of the Unified Patent Court; reduced fees for SMEs

The Preparatory Committee has published ...

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Expediting the European Grant Procedure

In our Patent Issues Autumn 2014 publica...

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Commission Consultation on Evaluation and Modernisation of the Legal Framework for the Enforcement of IPRs

The EU Commission has opened a public co...

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MEDICA Tradefair 2015

Reuben Jacob, Partner and Head of Life S...

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Innovate UK announces funding for collaborative R&D projects

Innovate UK, part of the UK Department f...

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Jenkins ranked in Chambers as a Leading Firm for 2016

We are pleased to announce that we have ...

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Unified Patent Court on course to open at the start of 2017

In preparation for the Unified Patent Co...

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Portugal Ratify UPC Agreement

Portugal has ratified the UPC Agreement,...

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January 2015

Commercialising Science: supporting high-tech start-ups and attracting R&D intensive Business to the UK

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February 2015

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2 - 6

May 2015

INTA - 137th Annual Meeting

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2 - 4

June 2015

SUBCON 2015

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12 - 13

June 2015

3rd Annual IBA World Life Sciences Conference

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14

July 2015

Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015

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5

August 2015

Doing Business in South Korea (UKTI)

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15 - 18

September 2015

MARQUES 29th Annual Conference

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28

September 2015

Global Pharma IP Forum

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30 - 1

September - October 2015

TCT Show + Personalize

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10 - 14

October 2015

AIPPI World Congress 2015

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22 - 24

October 2015

AIPLA Annual Meeting

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3 - 4

November 2015

WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Resolution

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26

November 2015

The VCT and EIS Investor Forum

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14 - 15

March 2016

PTMG Spring 2016

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6 - 9

June 2016

2016 BIO International Convention

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24

June 2016

Intellectual Property in Europe Seminar

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20 - 23

September 2016

Marques 30th Annual Conference

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Articles

Fortune favours the brave

Jenkins' Reuben Jacob, head of life scie...

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The PCT surge: do you need to worry?

In the October 2015 issue of Managing IP...

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Comparison of Bolar Exemption Across Europe

The "Bolar exemption" is an exception to...

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Participating States

In December 2012 when the European Parli...

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Robyn Rihanna Fenty & Ors v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd (t/a Topshop) & Anor

Earlier this week the English High Court...

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UKIPO - Announcement and consultation regarding "superfast" patent service

The UKIPO is pursuing plans to introduce...

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European Unitary Patent - Frequently Asked Questions

1.  Will Jenkins recommend using the EP ...

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Universities and EU Funded Research

Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is the ...

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UK Government to Expand Bolar Exemption so that Trials of New Drugs will not Infringe Patent Rights

The UK Government has this week publishe...

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Clampdown on Multiple Independent Claims

Under Rule 43(2) EPC (introduced in 2002...

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What's in a Name?

Many of the world's most successful comp...

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VODKAT Decision

Diageo North America, Inc (and another) ...

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EPO - "Swiss-type" medical claim format no longer allowed

In a recently issued decision of the Enl...

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Double Patenting at the EPO

Recent EPO case law confirms that patent...

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