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Covid-19 plays a key role in transferring a claim from the High Court to the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court

The general rule in High Court litigation in England and Wales is that the Court will order the losing party to pay the winning party’s legal costs.  However, the High Court has a discretion on costs and usually around 70% of a successful party’s legal costs are awarded. This means for a small business, if it is sued for intellectual property infringement, it could be potentially liable for hundreds of thousands of pounds.   However, there is a specialist…
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Brexit

The Correct Address? – Brexit Piece

With Brexit fast approaching, it is definitely a good time to make sure you are up to date with the rules and regulations regarding your IP. It is paramount for right holders (having registered trade marks and designs in the UK and EU) to ensure that their valuable IP rights remain well protected in the UK. The UK Government recently published a guidance piece on address for service. These rules govern the address required to correspond with the…
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copyright

Common Myths about Copyright

1.         You can freely use anything on the internet. It is a common misconception that anything published on the internet is in ‘the public domain’ and is therefore free for everyone to use. This could be a very expensive mistake, because the copyright owner can bring an infringement claim for an unauthorised use of their material and/or demand a licence fee for the use of their works. Moreover, more and more copyright owners utilise companies that use specific…
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music

Classic Copyright Cases – Rod Stewart v Jorge Ben Jor

As London descends into Tier 4, I’m back to tell you about a Classic Copyright Case before the days of face masks, takeaway pints and Zoom calls. This time, we have UK legend Rod Stewart up against the incredibly talented – and one of my personal favourites – Jorge Ben Jor. For those of you who are not familiar with him, he is an immensely popular musician from Rio De Janeiro who blended samba, bossa nova, funk and…
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Briffa is a firm of leading intellectual property solicitors based in London. We’re creative, transparent and competitively priced — our highly skilled team provides the level of expertise and quick turnaround times you need to ensure your intellectual property and business interests remain protected.

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