Legal updates

SkyKick goes to the Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal in proceedings between the well-known satellite TV broadcaster, Sky Ltd (“Sky”) and the UK company SkyKick UK Ltd (“SkyKick”).

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.