Category Archives: Designs

Implications of EU Referendum Result on IP

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The United Kingdom electorate has voted in favour of leaving the European Union. There is currently uncertainty as to how the UK’s relationship with the EU may now develop. We have, however, provided some preliminary comments on the implications of … Continue reading

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