02/05/2018
UK ratifies Unified Patent Court Agreement
On 26 April 2018 the UK ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA). The UPCA is an international agreement to establish a new court system that will manage Unitary Patents and European Patents that have not been opted out of the new system. Unitary Patents are a new patent form that will come into existence
30/04/2018
KEMPNER & PARTNERS IP LAW TRACKER
April 2018 Welcome to K&P’s monthly IP Law Tracker, providing you with the latest updates on upcoming IP legislation and recent case news. If any of the issues covered below are of interest to your business, please call us to discuss on 0113 393 1921. Legislation and Statutory Instruments EU Legislation Tracker Date   19
30/03/2018
KEMPNER & PARTNERS IP LAW TRACKER
March 2018 Welcome to K&P’s monthly IP Law Tracker, providing you with the latest updates on upcoming IP legislation and recent case news. If any of the issues covered below are of interest to your business, please call us to discuss on 0113 393 1921. Legislation and Statutory Instruments EU Legislation Tracker Date 28 February
27/03/2018
UK Ratifies Hague Agreement
On 13 March 2018 the UK ratified The Hague Agreement. This means that as of 13 June 2018 those seeking registered design protection in the UK can do so through The Hague International filing system. It also means that UK nationals or those with domicile, habitual residence or a real and effective commercial establishment in
20/03/2018
EU Publishes Draft Brexit Agreement
On 28 February 2018 the EU published its first draft of an agreement governing the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. This is the first time that issues surrounding Intellectual Property have been addressed in detail and will come as a relief to many anxious to know what the landscape might look like post Brexit.
28/02/2018
KEMPNER & PARTNERS IP LAW TRACKER
February 2018 Welcome to K&P’s monthly IP Law Tracker, providing you with the latest updates on upcoming IP legislation and recent case news. If any of the issues covered below are of interest to your business, please call us to discuss on 0113 393 1921. Legislation and Statutory Instruments EU Legislation Tracker Date   2018
31/01/2018
KEMPNER & PARTNERS IP LAW TRACKER
January 2018 Welcome to K&P’s monthly IP Law Tracker, providing you with the latest updates on upcoming IP legislation and recent case news. If any of the issues covered below are of interest to your business, please call us to discuss on 0113 393 1921. Legislation and Statutory Instruments EU Legislation Tracker Date   Early