A recent decision from the UK Supreme Court found that the Kiddee Case does not infringe a Registered Community Design (RCD) filed for the Trunki suitcase.
As Chelsea FC finally parted company with Jose Mourinho, a parallel drama continues to unfold at the European Patent Office.
Surely no-one would ever claim to own the rights to Christmas? Our research shows that a certain Mr Bottomley tried to do just that.
A referendum on the UK's continued membership of the European Union looks set to take place some time in 2017. If a majority vote "no", the referendum will lead to British exit from the EU (so-called "Brexit").
If David Cameron remains Prime Minister following the general election on 7 May 2015, he has stated clearly that the UK will hold a referendum to decide whether it should continue to be part of the European Union.
The latest edition of the UKIPO’s “Facts & Figures” report for 2012 and 2013 has just been released and despite being restricted to activities in the UKIPO, which is only one route to IP protection in the UK, there are a number of interesting points that can be drawn from it.
The theme of the 2020 conference is Sustainable Manufacturing and will discuss strategies for manufacturing products in a way that aims to reduce pollution, energy use and waste, whilst remaining commercially viable.
Although a stay of national proceedings is the ‘default’ position in the UK, the stay was refused in this instance because of the combination of an absolute right of appeal, a minimum of two years to appeal and the potential of the ping pong effect before the EPO.