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Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens)

Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens)

Intellectual Property Law & NFTs (Non-fungible tokens) What is an NFT? This podcast discusses NFTs and the issues that arise from ownership of non-fungible tokens which are cryptographic tools based on digital ledgers such as blockchain. The Legal Room UK ·...
Registering your Trade mark’s post Brexit

Registering your Trade mark’s post Brexit

Registering your Trade mark’s post Brexit Trade mark registration is typically territorial in the sense that you must generally register your brand on a country-by-country basis. For example, a trade mark that is registered in the UK will only provide registered...
Trademark infringement: Liability for counterfeit goods

Trademark infringement: Liability for counterfeit goods

Trademark infringement: Liability for counterfeit goods Recent case involving Amazon provides the answer on trademark infringement The question has recently come before the European Courts as to whether a company fulfilling orders for goods on behalf of another can be...
The Common Law Duty of Confidence: Can you rely on it?

The Common Law Duty of Confidence: Can you rely on it?

The Common Law Duty of Confidence: Can you rely on it? We recently published an article explaining the benefits of putting a bespoke Confidentiality Agreement in place for your business project: “Confidentiality Agreements: Don’t get caught out!” If you do not have a...
Intellectual Property Update – Is there protection in an idea?

Intellectual Property Update – Is there protection in an idea?

Intellectual Property Update – Is there protection in an idea? It has generally been an accepted principle that intellectual property rights protect your actual interpretation rather than the idea in itself.  For example, if you paint a picture of an oak tree...