Alert for Holders of Registered Design Rights or Trade Marks in the EU

As the UK has now left the European Union, registered Community designs and EU…


David and G-oat-liath! A Recent Case in Trade Mark Infringement

A recent trade mark infringement case has been popping up in the news lately…


Design Rights and Patents

Terminology There can be some confusion between design rights and patents. Such…


Lessons from a Copyright Infringement Case Relating to Video Games

I shared a news story on LinkedIn recently, as reported by The Register. The…


Competitor Monitoring

A key aspect of the patent system is to support and drive innovation. In…


Prior Art Searching to Evaluate the Patentability of an Invention

Prior art is any piece of information that has been made available to the…


What to do if you think your patent is being infringed

Consider the following scenario. After a year or two of patent pending, you…


IP Protection for a Mobile App

So, you’ve worked for months (or years) on getting version 1.0 of your…