HGF Aberdeen are pleased to report that Aberdeen remained Scotland’s leader in innovation in 2014
If you have a business operating in the food and drink sector, or are thinking of starting one, this free half-day event is for you.
The HGF Birmingham office have been ranked for the first time in the West Midlands and have immediately been positioned at Tier 2 in The Legal 500, with Marie McMorrow (Partner and IP Solicitor) listed as a leading individual and Tom Nener (Legal Director and IP Solicitor) listed as a next generation lawyer.
The CJEU has ruled (Nintendo Co. Ltd v BigBen Interactive GmbH, BigBen Interactive SA, C‑24/16 and C‑25/16)that third parties may use images of goods protected by registered community designs for certain specific commercial purposes, delivering a setback to design rights owners. In this case, use of images of Nintendo’s consoles, alongside BigBen’s own console accessories to demonstrate the compatibility of the products did not infringe Nintendo’s registered designs.
On 1 October 2017 a number of reforms to IP law came into force.
The UPC Preparatory Committee has posted an update on the "Progress on the Unified Patent Court Project"