Exhaustion regime post-Brexit – A new UK consultation
The Brexit transition period came to an end on 31 December 2020 and as of 1 January 2021 the UK was no longer bound by EU legal framework. Before the UK left the EU, the UK was party to the EU’s regional exhaustion of IP rights regime.
Directors and IP – getting up close and personal
The received wisdom is that company directors can escape liability by sheltering behind the “corporate veil”. But is this true in IP cases?
Legal and ethical challenges of data-driven healthcare innovation
In the present climate it is clear that there is enormous pressure on healthcare systems across the globe. Further, an increasingly aging population leads to a number of healthcare challenges including that people are living longer generally with one or more chronic conditions.
Blurred lines: is there still any point to unregistered design rights?
Following several high-profile cases including the famous “Stormtrooper” decision*, it was generally understood that for
Audio books – Copyright infringement and moral rights?
Does an audio book produced from a copyright protected literary work for personal use infringe