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RIP the omnibus claim

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.

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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.

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