Author: Samuel OToole

Intellectual Property at Festivals

The festival season is about to close with the IOW’s Bestival. So let’s have a look into the various aspects of intellectual property which can be found at festivals.

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EU Trade Mark Reform

After two years of discussions the EU is set to reform the EU Trade Mark Directive (2008/95/EC) and Regulation (207/2009/EC).

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What is the number one?

The Court of Appeal has given a new definition of the number “1” in the case of Smith & Nephew Plc v Convatec Technologies Inc

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Patent Application Process

A patent grants an inventor the exclusive right to make, sell, import or otherwise use his invention. The reason for the patent system is to

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