Registered designs are a valuable means of protecting the shapes, colours, and uses of your products. Whether you’re looking to learn about registering a design, the benefits of doing so, or how to spot and resolve infringements of your rights, we’ve covered every aspect of designs rights in our blog. Learn more by reading through the six most popular posts about design rights below, or scroll further down for all of the latest posts.
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Unregistered Design Rights in a post-Brexit world
In terms of Brexit, the UK is currently within the transition period until 31 December 2020 – and until this date all EU intellectual property laws and decisions of the CJEU will continue to apply. This will change however on 1 January 2021.
Acid/Briffa seminar explores alternative design protection through copyright
At a recent ACID and Briffa event following the disappointing Trunki decision (PMS International Limited v Magmatic Limited  UKSC 12), speakers explored IP enforcement in continental Europe and examined…
Calling all designers: Are your iconic 3D works about to get back into full copyright? Intellectual Property Office issues guidance note 9 September 2016
The long awaited repeal to Section 52 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 is due to take effect on 28th October 2016. From that date 3D works which…