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Changes to Copyright Protection of Industrial Designs

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A recent change to UK legislation, coming into effect this summer, will significantly extend the duration of copyright protection provided for some industrially manufactured designs. In particular, section 52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988 currently provides … Continue reading

UK Registered Designs Guidance Issued

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The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has issued guidance (Designs Practice Notice 1/16) relating to the protection conferred by Registered Designs in the UK in light of a much-publicised recent decision of the UK Supreme Court (in PMS International Limited … Continue reading