Intellectual property

WEBINAR: 10 WEEKS TO BREXIT – “NO DEAL” PLANNING: CONTRACTS, DATA PROTECTION, EMPLOYMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

In today’s webinar Paul Butcher, Brexit Director at Herbert Smith Freehills, was joined by Sarah Hawes, Head of Corporate Knowledge,  Miriam Everett, Consultant, Head of Data Protection and Privacy, Anna Henderson, Professional Support Consultant, and Rachel Montagnon, Professional Support Consultant, … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brexit Legal Guide updated – comparison of IP and pharma provisions in the draft Withdrawal Agreement versus the No Deal provisions promised by the UK Government

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog See the updated IP section of the revised Herbert Smith Freehills Brexit Legal Guide which reviews the IP and pharma elements of the draft Withdrawal Agreement endorsed by the EU Council on … Continue reading

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11 weeks to Brexit: updated Brexit Legal Guide

Without an intervening event, the UK will withdraw from the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019.   Otherwise much remains unknown. The negotiated withdrawal deal comprising a legally binding Withdrawal Agreement and non-binding Political Declaration is facing significant opposition in … Continue reading

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Five months to Brexit: avoiding a “no deal” crisis

Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson have published an article in FERMA/AIRMIC’s joint Brexit Newsletter advising risk management professionals of some of the key matters that they will need to consider to prevent a Brexit-related “no deal” crisis. Given it remains … Continue reading

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Draft Withdrawal Agreement Approved by UK Cabinet – IP and Marketing Authorisation Provisions Summarised

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog As was widely reported yesterday evening, the Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy … Continue reading

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Brexit “no deal” technical notices published on Patents, Trade marks, Designs, Copyright, GIs, and Exhaustion of rights

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The latest tranche of “no deal” technical notices was released yesterday afternoon by the UK Government. Amongst them are several notices that highlight the Brexit issues faced by intellectual property right owners and, in … Continue reading

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THIRD BATCH OF UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT ‘NO DEAL’ TECHNICAL NOTICES RELEASED

The UK Government has published today the third batch of the anticipated technical notices on the impact of a “cliff edge” EU exit on 29 March 2019. The latest batch contains 24 papers available here, including notices on the flights … Continue reading

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Brexit “No Deal” Technical Notices – lots for the life sciences sector to think about

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The UK Government issued the first batch of its Brexit “No Deal” Technical Notices on 23 August 2018. These are designed to provide guidance to businesses and other interested parties on how to … Continue reading

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Brexit Legal Guide update: The UK White Paper 2018: Impact for Businesses

On 12 July 2018 the UK Government finally published its White Paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU including a proposal for the establishment of an economic partnership between the UK and the EU. At the … Continue reading

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EIGHT MONTHS TO BREXIT: IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED?

As the clock ticks down to 29 March 2019, the UK and the EU are stepping up their preparations for the possibility of a “no-deal” outcome. From a corporate governance and risk management perspective, businesses that have not done so … Continue reading

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