IP



Cameron Intellectual property announces London expansion

Cameron Intellectual Property has announced major growth plans for London.

Published 10 July 2019

First ever 'motion mark' granted by UK Intellectual Property Office

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has granted the first ever multimedia trademark.

Published 1 July 2019

FFS! US Supreme Court strikes down law banning bad language trademarks

A ban on trademarks of "immoral" or "scandalous" words and symbols has been struck down by the US Supreme Court in a case involving a clothing brand with a sensitive name.

Published 25 June 2019

Scottish lawyer Fiona Nicolson becomes first female president of global IP organisation

Scottish lawyer Fiona Nicolson is to become president of a global intellectual property organisation.

Published 8 May 2019

South Korean trademark victory for Scotch Whisky Association

Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in South Korea after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register “Scotch Whisky” as a certification trademark was successful.

Published 8 May 2019

Megan Briggs: By order of the Peaky Blinders

In an age where viral marketing and social media reign supreme, establishing the best method of enforcing your intellectual property rights (“IPR”) can be a thorny issue. Recent years have seen large companies take an increasingly creative approach to managing their IPR, especially trade marks and copyright, often to great effect, writes Megan Briggs.

Published 11 April 2019

Faculty’s World IP Day Conference

Bookings are being taken for the Faculty of Advocates’ 12th World Intellectual Property Day Conference, which is expected once again to attract a full house.

Published 2 April 2019

Cameron Intellectual Property establishes partnership with German firm

Cameron Intellectual Property has established a partnership with German-based RGTH (Richter Gerbaulet Thielemann Hofmann) to mitigate the uncertainty posed by Brexit.

Published 25 March 2019

IP expert hails further growth in Scottish patent applications

Patent applications originating from Scotland continue to grow, according to the latest data released by the European Patent Office (EPO).

Published 19 March 2019

Double wins for Burness Paull and Brodies at IP awards

Burness Paull LLP and Brodies LLP have scored double wins for their intellectual property teams at an international awards ceremony.

Published 11 March 2019

Intellectual property practice Marks & Clerk recognised as top patent filer

Marks & Clerk has been named the top filer of Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications in the EU, according to figures released by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine.

Published 22 January 2019

EU grants Supermac's bid to strip McDonald's of 'Big Mac' trademark

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has stripped McDonald's of its "Big Mac" trademark following an application from Irish fast food franchise Supermac's.

Published 16 January 2019