IP Law

With the laws around Intellectual Property and Information Technology changing all the time, keeping pace is hard enough. But knowing the law isn’t enough. You need to know what those changes are going to mean for your clients. The big picture, the fine detail, the impact and the next steps.

 

LexisPSL IP & IT helps you get ahead of the competition by showing you what’s on the horizon. It’s full of practical guidance from our own in-house lawyers, outside experts and consulting editorial board – with direct links to cases, legislation and primary authorities like Butterworths and Halsbury.

You get concise practice notes, precedents and checklists (with executive summaries you can digest in a few minutes). We include flowcharts, with direct links to all the automated forms and templates you’ll need from start to finish. Plus ‘ready to rebrand’ marketing and training materials you can use to wow your clients. All in one place, with one login.

And it also includes international reports on 15 areas (including our report on trademarks covering over 50 jurisdictions).

So you can get up to speed with the latest legislation and developments in the areas that matter to you, quickly. And free up more time to do the work that your clients really value.

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In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
Practice notes
An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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Practice notes
As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Practice notes
IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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Practice notes
Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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Practice notes
As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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Practice notes
The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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Precedents
1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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Practice notes
Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours,...
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Practice notes
Background to semiconductorsA semiconductor is essentially any material which has electrical conductivity and can thus either conduct, or conversely,...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Burke of RPC, Paul Joseph of RPC and Sophie Tuson of RPC 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the legislative framework, as well as case law, relating to infringement of registered and unregistered designs. For...
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Precedents
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Practice notes
Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia;...
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Q&As
Requirements for lawful processing of personal dataAn organisation cannot simply process personal data because it wishes to do so. It can only process...
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Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to:•a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘2010’ EU Standard Contractual Clauses...
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Precedents
1Consent to terms and conditions—not data processing consent[Insert Terms and conditions you are seeking consent for, eg your T&Cs in relation to the...
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Practice notes
Jump to: What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?; Legislation; Judgments; Consultations. For archived items on trade marks, see...
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Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in Germany published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in Taiwan published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in USA published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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This Practice Note is part of a series of Practice Notes summarising the main stages in High Court trade mark litigation. It covers the Intellectual...
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Produced in partnership with Baker McKenzie 29th Jan
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in China published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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Practice notes
This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in South Korea published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to trade secrets in Japan published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through...
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Q&As
A ‘UK Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) marking is a product marking introduced as a result of Brexit to replace the previous requirement for CE marking for...
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Precedents
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Practice notes
ScopeThis Practice Note explains trade mark law on parallel trade. Parallel imports, or ‘grey market’ goods, are genuine goods that are placed on the...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Wessing LLP 29th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note summarises the application and purpose of the law of unjustified threats in the UK. Anyone writing or sending a letter or other...
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Produced in partnership with Ailsa Carter and John Coldham of Gowling WLG 29th Jan
Precedents
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Precedents
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