Sean Jauss - Sep 29, 2023

Beware the front-loaded procedure!

The Unified Patent Court (‘UPC’) opened its doors on 1 June 2023. It..

Sean Jauss - Sep 13, 2023

Meet The Team: Sean Jauss, Partner, Solicitor, Litigator, Head of Legal Services

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talk to head of legal and..

Tom Furnival - Aug 10, 2023

UPC as a forum for SEP disputes – Panasonic kick off proceedings

With the UPC opening its doors just over two months’ ago, the IP..

Edward Couchman - Aug 01, 2023

US Supreme Court Upholds Tightening of Patent Enablement Standard

In an eagerly awaited judgement, the US Supreme Court has affirmed..

Karolina Fryzlewicz - Jul 19, 2023

How to mobilize your IP rights in the fight against counterfeit goods: Customs Application for Action

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery’ is a motto that does..

Thomas Wolter - Jul 06, 2023

Beating the Punch: UPC Protective Letters

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is now operational. As of June 1,..

Sean Jauss - Jul 05, 2023

Litigation in the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

The UPC is a new European patent litigation court. It will provide a..

Sean Jauss - Jun 27, 2023

UPC Administrative Committee approves Milan as host of the third Central Division court

The UPC Administrative Committee has announced that Milan will host..

David Fyfield - Jun 19, 2023

IPEC Small Claims moving to Manchester

The Presiding Judge of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court..

Jan Rether - May 02, 2023

Meet The Team: Jan Rether, Partner, Attorney at Law

As part of our 'meet the team' series, we talked to Jan Rether,..

Jacqueline Murphy - Nov 29, 2022

Patent Litigation Trends in England & Wales - new report

We are delighted to release our latest report Patent Litigation..

Matthew Naylor - Sep 23, 2022

UPC: Rules of Procedure finalised and in force

The Unitary Patent Court now has a revised set of Rules of Procedure...

Non-Fungible Tokens as legal property?

The world of cryptocurrency is a fast-moving and complex one...

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court – renovation, or a new coat of paint?

Comments on the current functioning, and the future, of the IPEC.

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Sean Jauss - Nov 12, 2021

LG Chem vs SK Innovation: law & politics in the EV market

Sales of electric vehicles are booming. Withglobal stockup from..

Sean Jauss - Aug 16, 2021

Podcast with Sean Jauss: the litigation lowdown

Sean Jauss, Head of Legal Services at Mewburn Ellis, joins Forward..

Frederick Steele - Jul 07, 2021

Courts and electronic bundling - bundled into the modern age

The pandemic has forced many areas of society and business to adapt,..

Exhausted by Brexit?

On 7 June 2021, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) launched..

Patent Settlement Agreements with a “Pay for Delay” element – restrictive ‘by object’?

Almost two decades ago the European Commission (EC) launched a..

Urs Ferber - Mar 16, 2021

Patent litigation in Germany - an overview

Germany – Europe’s largest economy – is an important market with..

Andy King - Mar 15, 2021

A perfect score for British Gymnastics at IPEC

The national governing body (NGB) for gymnastics in the UK, British..

Edmund Harrison - Nov 24, 2020

Amazon Pharmacy trade mark battle

Amazon’s latest trademark dispute stems from its efforts to launch a..

Edmund Harrison - Sep 18, 2020

Bad Faith at the UK IPO – a review of recent cases

The recent Sky v SkyKick case has put a renewed focus on the issue of..

Andy King - Sep 11, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover unable to defend three-dimensional trade mark before the UK High Court

UK High Court (HC) upholds decision of UK IPO to refuse registration..

Emily Sullivan - Aug 10, 2020

Is Sky the limit in the David versus Goliath trade mark battle of the last decade?

Hilda-Georgina Kwafo-Akoto examines the potential implications of Sky..

Edmund Harrison - Jul 29, 2020

®egistration and/or use of a trade mark – an automatic defence in the UK to trade mark infringement claims?

It is quite a common and perfectly reasonable assumption by some..

Sofia Arenal - Jul 28, 2020

Oreo vs Twins - the biscuit wars

Since 2015, two major biscuit manufacturers, have been doing battle,..

Victoria Coleman - Jul 21, 2020

UK formally withdraws from the UPC

In a statement to Parliament on 20 July 2020, the government formally..

Kate O'Rourke - May 06, 2020

Counterfeit contagion: fraudulent activities spread amid coronavirus (COVID-19)

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused disruption to manufacturing..

Andrew Pitts - Apr 24, 2020

Governments look to protect companies from IP enforcement during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

A large effort is underway globally to ensure that there are enough..

Emily Sullivan - Apr 22, 2020

The CJEU delivers the sweet fragrance of victory to Amazon

On 2 April 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)..

Rebecca Anderson-Smith - Mar 03, 2020

What’s in a name? Enforcing trade mark rights and the own name defence

Clothing and accessories brand Hugo Boss has recently found itself..

Andy King - Feb 20, 2020

Sky v Skykick - status quo remains for trade mark owners

Background

Sky, the TV, broadcasting, media and telecommunications..