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Legal Update

CJEU ruling the shape of things to come for designers?

After considering the case of two prominent bicycle designs, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has judged copyright protection may apply to a product whose shape serves a technical function.

Firm News

Potter Clarkson expands full-service IP practice in Europe with 'premier league' hires

Full-service IP law firm Potter Clarkson is growing its presence in mainland Europe, following the acquisition of a three-strong team to its Danish operations. Leading intellectual property practitioner Lars Karnøe, together with associates Jakob Andersen and Louise Aaby Jørgensen, will join the firm from 1st July 2020.

Legal Update

Falling short of a sufficient disclosure

In a case concerning genetically modified mice that are engineered to produce a range of hybrid human/mouse antibodies, the multinational biotech company Regeneron sued Cambridge company Kymab for patent infringement.

Legal Update

Covid-19: Update on procedures for patents, trade marks and designs

Like all organisations, intellectual property offices have had to make changes to the way they operate at the current time to limit the spread of Covid-19. Here, you will find the key changes you need to be aware of from the EPO, EUIPO, UKIPO, DKPTO, PRV and WIPO.