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Cameron Intellectual Property has announced major growth plans for London. The patent, trade mark and design attorney has appointed experienced patent attorney Avir Patel to spearhead growth from its new London office.

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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. Ruling against the Trump administration, the court found for Los Angeles streetwear designer Erik Brunetti who had failed in an

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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. Amongst other things, Scotch Whisky must be aged in oak casks in Scotland

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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

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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. The conference is on Friday, April 26 – World IP Day – from 11:30am to 2pm in the Mackenzie Building, off High Street, Edinb

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Cameron Intellectual Property has established a partnership with German-based RGTH (Richter Gerbaulet Thielemann Hofmann) to mitigate the uncertainty posed by Brexit. The relationship aims to ensure the firm retains a seamless service across the EU regardless of the outcome of Brexit.

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Patent applications originating from Scotland continue to grow, according to the latest data released by the European Patent Office (EPO). New figures show that Scottish businesses and inventors filed 299 applications last year – representing a rise of almost seven per cent on the previous yea

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Burness Paull LLP and Brodies LLP have scored double wins for their intellectual property teams at an international awards ceremony. The Managing IP Awards saw Burness Paull named winners of the Scottish Patent Contentious Firm of the Year and also Scottish Copyright Firm of the Year award

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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. PCT applications are one of the primary means by which innovators can secure intellectual property protection for novel

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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. In a landmark ruling, the EUIPO said McDonald's had not proven genuine use of the trademark in the five years prior to the ap

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