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Community Designs

Written by Michael Coyle on 06 February 2016

The Community Design Regulation (6/2002/EC) introduced two forms of Community-wide design protection: Unregistered design right ('UDR') and Registered Community Designs ('RCD')
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Coyle on BBC iplayer

Written by Thomas Mould on 05 February 2016

Our Mr Coyle was on good form this morning as he was invited on to the Adrian Goldberg show to discuss TCYK
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IP Insurance guidance

Written by Michael Coyle on 30 January 2016

If you own any form of IP you may wish to consider insurance. Here at Lawdit we have never been big fans as often the premiums are too expensive, the appication process is a very complicated process and any damages recovered are in essence handed back to the broker if the owner of the IP is successful in court.
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OHIM Trade Mark Reforms

Written by Thomas Mould on 30 January 2016

Reforms have been approved for OHIM and the trade mark landscape in the EU. Primary changes to the CTM system will come into force on 23 March 2016.
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Creative UK

Written by Michael Coyle on 27 January 2016

New figures published yesterday reveal that the UK’s Creative Industries are now worth £84.1 billion per year to the UK economy.
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IP Basics- Shall I get a patent?

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 25 January 2016

There is nothing worse than putting a large amount of time and money into should for someone else to copy it from you and profit from it.
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