Intellectual Property UK

Intellectual Property Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on IP law. Coverage includes high-stakes cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and other forms of IP, as well as policy developments and licensing deals.



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Latest News in Intellectual Property UK

  • May 28, 2024

    Lego Defeats Custom Train Maker In TM Dispute

    Lego has convinced a Netherlands court to stop a man from selling train sets that incorporate the brand's building blocks and figurines, arguing that it still had the right to prevent resales in Europe.

  • May 28, 2024

    Swiss Solar Energy Co. Loses 'Sun2Cool' TM Challenge

    A Swiss renewable energy company failed in its bid for trademark registration for its sign "sun2cool" on Friday after appellate officials at a European Union intellectual property authority ruled the mark was a "purely informative message."

  • May 28, 2024

    Eastman Group Accused Of Owning No Rights In IP Spat

    A company selling paint protection film for cars is fighting allegations that one of its managers stole a database belonging to Eastman Group in order to jumpstart the business, arguing the information wasn't confidential.

  • May 28, 2024

    Regulators Must Weigh If 'Image Rights' Needed For AI Policy

    Once the dust settles after the general election, a new government will have to consider whether protection for a person's likeness is required to help crack down on deepfakes created by artifical intelligence, as lawyers warn against a rush to introduce the new form of intellectual property.

  • May 28, 2024

    Samsung Bioepis Fights AstraZeneca Unit Over Soliris Patent

    Samsung Bioepis has challenged the validity of Alexion's Soliris drug in a London court in a bid to clear its path to sell a biosimilar version of the rare blood disease medicine — but the AstraZeneca unit has hit back amid hopes to maintain its monopoly over the treatment.

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Intellectual Property

Areas of Coverage

  • Infringement suits over patents, copyrights and trademarks
  • U.K. Intellectual Property Office Board of Appeal disputes
  • EU Intellectual Property Office Board of Appeal Disputes
  • Trade secrets disputes
  • Licencing and royalty rates
  • Right-of-publicity suits
  • Antitrust disputes involving IP issues
  • Industrial designs
  • Piracy
  • AI issues in IP
  • Unified Patent Court disputes

Agencies

  • Agency actions and rulings
  • U.K. Intellectual Property Office
  • EU Intellectual Property Office

Policy & Regulation

  • U.K. and European Union regulation and legislation
  • World Intellectual Property Organization

Enforcement

  • Piracy and counterfeiting actions
  • International trade disputes involving IP issues

Profiles

  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of IP practices

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  • Corporate counsel and compliance officers at Fortune 1000 companies/FTSE 100 companies
  • Executives and lawyers in the life sciences, technology and other IP-focused industries
  • Judges and court staff across the UK
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies and companies
  • Attorney and law firm marketing professionals
  • Policymakers at UK and European Union agencies
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  • Chief Technology officers
  • Patent Agents
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