What can the FMGC sector do to protect its branded products against copycats? Carole Drury, associate patent attorney at Barker…Read More
UK design rights in a post-Brexit world
With 50 days until the Brexit transition period ends, we explore the impact this will have on European Community design…Read More
Preparing and filing a registered design is easy, right?
Filing online at the UKIPO is easy and the official fees are low, so in principle it is a straightforward…Read More
Don’t know where to start but want to protect your business? Let us guide you through the basics…
Are you under the impression that the path to securing Intellectual Property (IP) protection for your business appears to be…Read More
Can copyright law help Brompton ride out an IP storm?
Two bicycle companies, Brompton Bicycle Limited and Get2Get, are in dispute at the Belgian Tribunal de l’entreprise de Liège over…Read More
Sometimes having a fairy godmother isn’t enough to keep watch over your brand
Lucy Walker, trade mark attorney and partner at Barker Brettell, takes a look at how The Walt Disney Company has…Read More
The art of automotive
Many of us may be very proud of our cars; maybe we even think they are beautiful. But would anyone…Read More
Bolstering your armoury against trade mark squatters in China
It is a problem that, as trade mark attorneys, we come across all too often – trade mark owners find…Read More
Copyright After Brexit
The European Commission (EC) has issued a notice to stakeholders setting out the consequences of Brexit on copyright. A copy…Read More
Win, lose or draw?
Registered designs protect the appearance of an article. Filing an application is easy, and is fairly quick and inexpensive. But,…Read More