Monthly Archives: March 2016

Changes to Trade Mark Protection in the European Union

  OHIM is going to be re-named as the European Union Intellectual Property Office     Since 1996 it has been possible to register a single trade mark that is valid across the entire EU.  The “Community Trade Mark” is administered by the “Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market” – OHIM – based in […]

Posted in EU, Trade Marks, Unsolicited Communications | Posted by Pete |

UK Patent Box Corporation Tax Relief is Changing Soon

The Existing Scheme Runs Only Until the End of June 2016   In April 2013 the UK Government introduced the “Patent Box” tax relief so that corporation tax on profits relating to some patented products could be reduced.  The full effect is still being phased in, but under the current scheme from FY 2017 the […]

Posted in Patents, Strategy, UK | Posted by Pete |