The UKIPO have issued a statement that use of omnibus claims will no longer be allowed from 6th April 2017. Omnibus claims are commonly used in GB applications and are claims that refer generally to the description and/or drawings.
Apple vs. Samsung – US Supreme Court Decision 6th December 2016- Why this matters if you file US Designs
This week, the Supreme Court issued a decision in the Apple vs. Samsung matter which may change the way we effectively register designs in the USA; and specifically, may change the thought process for EU/UK design applicants filing in the USA and vice versa.
The United Kingdom (UK) has voted to leave the European Union (EU) and the process to formally withdraw the UK’s membership of the EU (“Brexit”) will follow. This process is expected to take several years, during which time the UK will remain part of the EU. Nevertheless, as intellectual property (IP) law is one of the areas that is affected by the decision, we wish to take this opportunity to clarify how the decision affects the clients and associates of AIPEX.
Several specialists in Wynne-Jones IP announced as IP Stars
After a rigorous process that involved surveys, interviews and extensive research, three of Wynne-Jones IP’s Partners have been listed as ‘IP Stars’ in Managing Intellectual Property’s 2016 World IP Survey.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak and recent health advice, the WJ team are working from home. It’s business as usual however some services may be slightly slower than normal so please bear with us during this time. As our offices are currently closed we will not be able to access postal mail so please send correspondence and documents by email on firstname.lastname@example.org. Our telephones have been diverted so the WJ team are still contactable by phone on 01242 267 600.