Tag Archives: Unjustified threats
Herbert Smith Freehills’ global Trade Marks Practice lauded a ‘formidable force’ in WTR 1000 rankings
Herbert Smith Freehills has been lauded a ‘class act’, after it was ranked highly in the 2019 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000. Now in its ninth year, the WTR 1000 highlights firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding … Continue reading
Missed any of the big trade mark developments from 2017? Key developments include the Supreme Court finding that there is potential criminal liability for dealing in parallel imports under section 92(1) the Trade Marks Act 1994 and the Court of Appeal … Continue reading
Key recent developments in the United Kingdom and Europe relating to the patents and pharmaceutical sector. One of the most significant developments in the patent law arena in recent years has been the decision of the Supreme Court in Actavis … Continue reading
Threatening proceedings for intellectual property right infringement can sometimes backfire. In relation to patents, trade marks and designs, there is a right for any person aggrieved by the threat to bring an action against the threatener. The “aggrieved” person may not … Continue reading
Our regular Patent and Pharma Update aims to keep you informed of recent developments in United Kingdom and European law relating to patents and the pharmaceutical industry.
See our updated posting on the new Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 published on 28 September 2017 in anticipation of the Act coming into force on 1 October 2017 here.