23 April



Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd t/a Mylan and Actavis Group PTC – Part I

Construction, Abuse of Process and Insufficiency Background On 14th November 2018 the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) handed down its judgment in the case of Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd and Actavis Group PTC. The case concerned a drug called pregabalin, which is an analogue of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter. Pregabalin was... right arrow

12 April



Boult Wade Tennant’s Brexit Toolkit

Following the latest developments with Brexit, and now that the no-deal Brexit deadline has moved to 31 October 2019, we have updated our Brexit Toolkit which can be found here. This toolkit provides pertinent information to all types of businesses, allowing effective preparation for Brexit when it occurs. right arrow

20 March



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



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



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


boult.bites TM Summer 2020

Welcome to the new look boult.bites TM. In this issue you will find the latest insights team news, and highlight news from the industry, including future webinars dates and a profile article on trade mark Partner, Rachel Conroy.

boult.bites TM Spring 2020

In this edition we introduce you to our expanded team in Germany; update you on upcoming Boult Wade Tennant events; and highlight key news and updates from the industry, including an update on Brexit.

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.

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