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20 March

2019

Bulletins

The technical nature of simulation methods – A New Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

In decision T0489/14, the EPO Boards of Appeal have made a new referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal regarding the patentable nature of computer-implemented simulation methods. Under European practice, methods implemented on a computer are only considered patentable if the method can be understood to have a “technical effect”. In particular, methods that are... right arrow

15 March

2019

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Boult Wade Tennant LLP’s London team has moved

Boult Wade Tennant LLP’s London team has moved to a new office location. Salisbury Square House is a bright and flexible space offering clients and staff alike an improved working environment and new facilities. Managing Partner, and Head of the Trade Mark and Domain Names Group, John Wallace said: “Our move to Salisbury Square House... right arrow

27 February

2019

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Brexit and Boult Wade Tennant LLP

As you know, on 23 June 2016 the UK voted to leave the EU.   Notice of leaving was given under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union on 29 March 2017.  At time of writing, no agreement has been reached on the terms of departure and the UK is presently set to leave... right arrow

21 February

2019

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Brexit: New UK Legislation

On 18 January 2019 we reported the UKIPO’s summary guide to Brexit and the impact on IP on the Gov.uk website here. Two key draft pieces of legislation referred to in that guide have now become law, namely the Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, on 14 February 2019, and the Trade... right arrow

18 February

2019

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TM Brexit notice for UK TM owners

Proprietors of national trade mark applications/registrations in the United Kingdom (UK) need to consider the protection they require post-Brexit. Currently, it is looking like the UK may cease to be a member state of the European Union (EU) on 29 March 2019. In this event, as of 30 March 2019, national UK trade mark rights... right arrow

Events

January 2019

Attendees: Tony Pluckrose, Michael C. Maier, LL.M.

INTA, Europe Conference: Embracing Change, Paris

January 2019

Attendee: Nigel Tucker

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics trade show, Farnborough, February 5th 2019

January 2019

Attendee: Susi Fish

MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum, London, January 2019.

December 2018

Attendee: Joshua McFarlane

Queen Mary University of London Career Events, December 2018

November 2018

Attendee: Joanna Peak

Intellectual Property Case Law Seminar

November 2018

Attendee: Susi Fish

MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum

November 2018

Attendee: Nigel Tucker

Advanced Engineering 2018

October 2018

Attendee: Edward Ronan

Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar: The future of biosimilars in the UK – innovation, regulation and increasing uptake

October 2018

Attendee: Nigel Tucker

TCT Show 2018, ,Birmingham, September

September 2018

Attendee: Angharad Rolfe Johnson

MIP IP Enforcement Forum 2018, London

September 2018

Attendee: Matthew Ridley

Mastering the HAGUE AGREEMENT From Asia to the USA, through the EU

September 2018

Attendee: Jennifer O’Farrell

Westminster Health Forum Keynote Seminar, London

August 2018

Attendee: Phil Merchant

The ICEC-ICMC Conference

August 2018

Attendee: Rachel Conroy

PTMG Autumn Conference 2018, Dubrovnik

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boult.bites TM Autumn 2019

In this issue, we update you on important developments in the industry; a reversed Board of Appeal decision by the General Court; an important case for brand owners; and general updates TM team and firm updates.

boult.bites TM Summer 2019

In this edition we take a look at the EUIPO’s decision on the invalidity of a three-stripe mark by Adidas; G4S PLC’s successful opposition to an application by F & G Kites Limited; a useful reminder of the evidence required when defending a registration that has been challenged on the grounds of non-use; the 4th Latin American country that will be joining the Madrid Protocol; and a new rule introduced by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

boult.bites TM Spring 2019

Read about latest developments in the Trade Marks field, as well as what’s going on with the team here at Boult Wade Tennant

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