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UK Government plans to proceed with the ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement

The UK Government has announced its plan to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA), thus giving the first signal as to its intentions on this issue following the result of the referendum to leave the EU.

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30.12.2016

Changes from 6 April 2017 – A spring clean – advance notice!

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has announced a further set of rule changes that take effect from 6 April 2017.

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16.11.2016

A clean sweep for Autumn?

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has announced a raft of rule changes that take effect from 1 October 2016.

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12.10.2016

New Director level appointment at Chapman+co

Chapman+co has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Dr Catherine Bonner as a Director.

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27.09.2016

Chapman+co opens in Munich

We are very pleased to announce the opening of our new office in Munich’s Altstadt as part of our ongoing expansion plan.

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15.09.2016

Courts able to order internet service providers to block websites advertising counterfeit goods

Following a recent appeal to the Court of Appeal, a decision that the English High Court can order internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to websites advertising counterfeit goods has been upheld by the Court of Appeal.

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23.08.2016

UKIPO provides insight for small businesses and trade mark protection in China

Recently, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) commissioned a programme of research among UK businesses with the objectives being to understand the extent of bad faith trade mark applications and to gain insights into how they affect UK businesses operating in China.

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20.07.2016

NEWSFLASH: European IP Update

On 23 June 2016 the United Kingdom (UK) held a tightly-fought referendum as to whether to remain in, or leave, the European Union (EU). As you are aware, a narrow majority voted in favour to leave the EU.

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24.06.2016

EU Referendum Statements

Statements from The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA)

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24.06.2016

chapman+co feature in The Times Intellectual Property Special Report

The Times have today published a substantial and informative special report discussing the importance of intellectual property to businesses and companies

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25.05.2016

'IP Star for 2016' awarded to Helga Chapman

We are very proud to announce that chapman+co director and founder, Helga Chapman, has been recognised as an ‘IP Star for 2016’

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23.05.2016

The UK, "Brexit" and IP Law

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12.04.2016

Legislation Changes - Developments for the European Trade Mark System

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01.03.2016

The Validity of a Granted Patent

A comparison of Post AIA US Practice with Opposition Procedure before the EPO

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18.01.2016

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