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£2m Compensation Awarded to Inventor

Professor Ian Shanks was awarded £2 million yesterday by the UK Supreme Court after his in...

Professor Ian Shanks was awarded £2 million yesterday by the UK Supreme Court after his invention was considered to have been of “outstanding benefit” to his fo - Read more
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Brexit and the Conversion of Refused EU Trade Mark Applications

Expected deadline change for Conversion of EU Trade Mark Applications that have been refus...

Expected deadline change for Conversion of EU Trade Mark Applications that have been refused since 1 August 2019. - Read more
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The Unitary Patent – is its future about to be decided?

The introduction of a patent system (Unitary Patent) capable of granting a single patent t...

The introduction of a patent system (Unitary Patent) capable of granting a single patent that is valid in multiple EU member states has been delayed for some ti - Read more
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What does Brexit mean for EU Trade Mark and Community Design registrations?

It is a little over 85 days until 31st October 2019, the date on which the UK is, under cu...

It is a little over 85 days until 31st October 2019, the date on which the UK is, under current UK law and the provisions of Article 50 of the Treaty on Europea - Read more
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Patents and Designs Law Update – July 2019

Swindell & Pearson has a law committee that convenes on a monthly basis to review recent c...

Swindell & Pearson has a law committee that convenes on a monthly basis to review recent changes in legislation and case law. This article presents a summary of - Read more
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Swindell & Pearson is listed as one of ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019’ by the Financial Times

Swindell & Pearson has been recommended by our clients and peers, entering the Financial T...

Swindell & Pearson has been recommended by our clients and peers, entering the Financial Times’ list of ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2019’. It has been sp - Read more
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Patent and Design Law Update

Swindell & Pearson has a law committee that convenes on a monthly basis to review recent c...

Swindell & Pearson has a law committee that convenes on a monthly basis to review recent changes in legislation and case law. This article presents a summary of - Read more
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Increased usage of PCT international patent applications

Recently released figures have shown yet another year-on-year increase in the use of the P...

Recently released figures have shown yet another year-on-year increase in the use of the PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) system with the number of PCT internati - Read more
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Swindell & Pearson on form in the CITMA 2018 Top 100 UK Trade Mark Filers

Swindell & Pearson has jumped to 15th in the 2018 Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorn...

Swindell & Pearson has jumped to 15th in the 2018 Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) Top 100 UK Trade Mark Filers from 28th in 2017. - Read more
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What could happen to UK Trade Marks and UK Registered Designs upon Brexit or no Brexit?

It is less than 10 days until 29 March 2019, the date on which the UK is, under current UK...

It is less than 10 days until 29 March 2019, the date on which the UK is, under current UK law and the provisions of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, - Read more
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Swindell & Pearson feature in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to feature in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Revi...

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to feature in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. - Read more
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McDonald's loses European Union (EU) trade mark registration for BIG MAC

McDonald's International Property Company, Ltd has failed to successfully defend an action...

McDonald's International Property Company, Ltd has failed to successfully defend an action to revoke (cancel) one of its EU trade mark (EUTM) registrations for - Read more

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