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Press22 March 2023
If a new product incorporates stand-out design features and has enduring sales potential, then protection through registration will always be advisable.
Press25 July 2022
For those who speak Welsh, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor discusses the Conservative leadership race from a branding perspective on BBC Radio Cymru.
Press20 July 2021
Many businesses will be buzzing with ideas of how to capitalise on the long-awaited Olympics this month. While you can certainly get into the spirit of it, there are strict rules in place to protect the Olympic and TeamGB brands.
Culture war: should British brands fly the union flag on packaging? Brinsley Dresden comments for The Grocer
Press07 May 2021
The newest front in Britain’s culture war is seeping into food and drink. So should brands adopt the union flag on packaging and marketing – or steer clear?
Press09 December 2020
In this article for IAM, Paul Williams and Michael Szlesinger outline some changes that patent applicants and practitioners have to look forward to in the new year.
Imposing impartiality on social media is probably impossible: Geraint Lloyd-Taylor writes for The Times
Press19 November 2020
It is a lofty ideal to impose a duty of due impartiality on social media platforms. Decisions of where and whether to allow or to block various content on popular sites are extremely important, given that the flow of information, misinformation and disinformation clearly has the power to influence societies and the outcome of elections.
Press19 June 2020
Victor Timon, a commercial technology and data privacy partner in our Dublin office, has written the Ireland chapter of ICLG's "Digital Business 2020".
Image rights – protection, exploitation and taxation: Alex Kelham and JJ Shaw publish Practice Note on Lexis PSL.
Press13 January 2020
Alex Kelham and JJ Shaw have partnered with LexisNexis to produce a Practice Note focusing on the commercial protection, exploitation and taxation of image rights in the UK.
Alan Hunt comments for Radio Today: Get your audio business Brexit Ready – travel, data and intellectual property
Press29 October 2019
Alan Hunt has commented in an article for Radio Today where he share tips on how to prepare yourself and your audio business for Brexit.
Press24 July 2019
In an article for IP Pro Magazine, Alan Hunt comments on the news that Disney’s live-action remake of the Lion King has been leaked online by notorious pirate site Tamilrockers.
Steven Jennings comments for The Telegraph: Fraudsters try to cash in on the good name of British legal companies
Press15 July 2019
Steven Jennings has commented in an article for The Telegraph that discusses how leading British law firms are being targeted by cyber criminals who set up fake email accounts and pose as top lawyers to try to con people and companies out of millions.
Jo Farmer comments for Digiday UK: ‘A lot of the time its intuition’: Marketers continue to struggle with attribution in influencer campaigns
Press10 July 2019
In an article for Digiday UK, Jo Farmer comments on the challenge that marketers face when tracking influencers business value.
Intellectual Asset Management, Intellectual Property Magazine, The Law Society Gazette, The Lawyer, World Trademark Review & World Intellectual Property Review report on our recent acquisition - Law firm’s patent attorney deal shows changing face of IP
Press04 July 2019
Intellectual Asset Management, Intellectual Property Magazine, The Law Society Gazette, The Lawyer, World Trademark Review & World Intellectual Property Review have all written articles reporting on our recent acquisition of patent and trademark attorney firm Ablett and Stebbing.
Press26 June 2019
Cliff Fluet has commented in an article for Managing IP which discusses UKIPO's statement that 'Improved awareness of high quality data, together with greater use of AI and emerging tech, is likely to increase value for IP owners'.
Adam Glass comments for The Guardian: Landmarks in law: Sally Bercow and the first major 'Twibel' case
Press29 May 2019
Adam Glass has commented in an article for The Guardian which discusses how defamation cases used to focus primarily on broadcasters and newspapers – until social media changed everything.
Press28 March 2019
Adam Glass has commented in an article for The Times which details the steps firms need to take around the world to protect their intellectual property.
Press18 February 2019
In an article for The Trademark Lawyer, Sinéad Mahon and Duncan Balloch discuss the latest decision by the Court of Appeal over a trademark dispute relating to the specific shade of purple used by Cadbury's chocolate packaging.
Sinéad Mahon comments for Intellectual Property Magazine: EUIPO makes mincemeat of McDonald’s ‘Big Mac’ TM
Press22 January 2019
Sinéad Mahon has commented in an article for Intellectual Property Magazine which discusses McDonalds recently having its 'Big Mac' and 'Mc' trademarks revoked by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
Alan Hunt writes for Essential Retail: A prime question: ‘one-day delivery’ guarantees and eCommerce
Press30 August 2018
In an article for Essential retail, Alan Hunt discusses the ASA banning Amazon for promising one-day delivery in its advertising, as it is not delivering on this very promise.
Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments for The Drum: Tui ad banned by ASA for claiming that summer 'includes October'
Press23 August 2018
In an article for The Drum, Geraint Lloyd-Taylor comments on the ASA banning Tui advertising summer holiday packages in September and October, as the offers are misleading to customers.