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1 November

2008

Bulletins

EPO Enlarged Board Asked to Clarify Law on Patents for Computer Programs

For several years, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and European Patent Office (EPO) have been applying divergent interpretations of essentially identical patent legislation.

1 November

2008

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International Design Registration System Expands Again

The International Design Registration System, also known as the Hague System or Hague Agreement, allows an applicant to obtain design protection in a number of different countries around the world via a single design application.

1 November

2008

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New .TEL domain Launch

3 December 2008 sees the opening of the sunrise period for the new .TEL domain launch. .TEL offers an innovative new way to store communications information about your company, and Boult Wade Tennant will offer a comprehensive registration service.

1 November

2008

Bulletins

Restoration of UK Patents: The Requirement of Evidence

The Patents Court has recently considered the requirements for obtaining restoration of a lapsed patent in the July 2008 case of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co v. Comptroller General of Patents.

1 September

2008

Bulletins

Community Registered Designs: Defining the scope of the prior art

A recent decision by the UK Court of Appeal provides useful guidance on the definition of prior art in Community Registered Design (CRD) cases.

Events

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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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