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27 September

2018

Bulletins

Update on EU patent protection and Brexit

There is no “one size fits all” approach to Brexit. We recommend discussing strategies with your usual advisor. Only a few areas of UK patent law come from EU legislation. One area is supplementary protection certificates (SPCs). With a possible Brexit date of 29 March 2019, the UK Government has now published guidance on what...

26 September

2018

Bulletins

Update on EU design protection and Brexit

There is no “one size fits all” approach to Brexit. We recommend discussing strategies with your usual advisor. With a possible Brexit date of 29 March 2019, the UK Government has now published guidance on what they consider to be the fall-back position of a “no deal” scenario. They have now stated that granted Registered...

25 September

2018

Bulletins

Filings in light of Brexit

Executive Summary There is no “one size fits all” approach to Brexit. We recommend discussing strategies with your usual advisor. In Trade Mark terms, the only step to help insure against Brexit is to file a new UK Trade Mark application. With a possible Brexit date of 29 March 2019, we are now recommending that for new...

30 July

2018

Bulletins

IP5 launches Collaborative Search and Examination pilot for PCT Applications

The five largest Patent Offices (IP5 – EPO, Japan, Korea, China and United States) have launched a new pilot Collaborative Search and Examination (CS&E) programme for PCT applications to take place over the next two years. The programme is likely to be of interest to applicants who would prefer for their International Search Reports to...

23 July

2018

Bulletins

Latest announcement from the UK Government about Trade Marks and Designs

Boult Wade Tennant is pleased to report that the UK Government has provided long-awaited comfort to the owners of EU Registered Trade Marks, EU Registered Designs, and also EU unregistered designs. In a debate in the House of Commons on Thursday 19 July 2018, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Robin...

Events

May 2018

Attendee: Anusha Arunasalam

More Than Just a Game, London, April 2018

INTA 140th Annual Meeting

May 2018

Attendee: Joanna Peak

The Warner-Lambert v. Actavis at The Supreme Court: Potential Implications on the Patent Infringement Landscape,” July

INTA’s 40th Annual Meeting, Seattle, US, May 2018

May 2018

Attendee: Matthew Ridley

TIPLO Dinner Meeting June, London

May 2018

Attendees: Rohan Setna, Michelle Pratt

CIPA Congress 2018, London

May 2018

Attendees: Felicity Hide, Matthew Ridley

A two-day update on the latest EUIPO and WIPO legal reforms, law and practice 8-9 November 2018 London

May 2018

Attendee: Frances Baxter

AIPLA Women in IP Law Global Networking Event

April 2018

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MIP European Life Sciences Forum 2018, London

April 2018

Attendee: Emma Pitcher

ABA 33rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, Speaker, Washington, April 2018

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Emma will be reviewing the process before the UKIPO and EUIPO and compare and contrast how revocation proceedings are handling before each tribunal from a procedural and evidentiary point of view. She will also highlight the differences across the EU national IPOs, with focus on forum and non-use periods which apply

April 2018

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CITMA Designs Seminar 2018

March 2018

Attendee: Katherine Brown

Empack 2018, Birmingham

March 2018

Attendees: Howard Sands, Jo Pelly, Sarah Gibson

Google Patent OC Summit 2018, USA

February 2018

Attendee: Emma Pitcher

The Pharma Project & Portfolio Management Summit 2018, Mumbai

boult.bites

boult.bites TM – Winter 2019

In this edition we caution brand owners about applications by Gleissner; look at a modern day David and Goliath story involving McDonald’s and Irish rival Supermac’s; cover recent changes to UK TM law to be aware of; Canada’s new trade mark law coming into force later this year; and the latest developments in the Cadbury V Nestlé chocolate wars.

boult.bites TM – Autumn 2018

In this edition we talk more about the opening of our new office in Madrid, preparing your trade mark filings in light of Brexit, learning from Puma’s leaping cat case about taking decisions on reputation earlier on, and the new opposition procedures in Argentina that came into force last month.

boult.bites TM – Summer 2018

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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