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Compensation of Inventors According to the Principles of the German Compensation Guidelines

Type (lump sum or instalments) and amount of compensation are determined by an agreement between the employer and employee. The calculation of a...

Grace Periods for Disclosure of a Design before Applying for a Registered Design Right

In general, an application for an industrial design or design patent should be filed at the relevant intellectual property office before the design...

Registered Community Designs - The Basics

This information is available in Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

In the context of intellectual property, the "design" of a product is generally its...

Registration of UK Patents & Designs

It is possible to register UK national patents, European patents (UK) and UK registered designs in a number of other states and territories. This...

Trade Mark or Design?

The ability to obtain European Union (EU) wide protection for designs, the broad definition of a design in the EU legislation and the fact that...

UK & EU Unregistered Designs - The Basics

In the context of intellectual property, the “design” of a product is generally its shape, or ornamentation applied to it, although the exact...

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Our IP specialists work at all stage of the IP life cycle and provide strategic advice about patent, trade mark and registered designs, as well as any IP-related disputes and legal and commercial requirements.


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