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RPC's IP Hub reviews and comments on recent developments in IP law and the practical implications for businesses.

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Court of Appeal rejects claim for misuse of confidential information in TV format

Topic: IP 27.02.2017 Read more
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A punishment to fit the crime – CJEU allows punitive damages in IP infringement cases

Topic: IP 22.02.2017 Read more
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The Survey Says! EU General Court decides on requirements for evidence on distinctive character

Topic: IP 03.02.2017 Read more
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Nvidia sweats over Hardware Labs' "threats"

Topic: IP 19.01.2017 Read more
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Court of Appeal confirms criminal offences cover the sale of "grey" goods

Topic: IP 15.12.2016 Read more
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Confidential information "oiled" progress of new product development

Topic: IP 14.12.2016 Read more
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Fair dealing defence in copyright infringement – a key summary

Topic: IP 27.10.2016 Read more
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15% increase in counterfeit goods seized in 2015

Topic: IP

Published by David Cran, Partner and more.

According to the "Report on EU Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights: Results at the EU Border 2015", the number of goods that were detained at the EU's external borders for suspected infringement of an IP right grew by an estimated 15% in 2015 compared with 2014.

11.10.2016 Read more
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What do you know about hyperlinking to infringing content online?

Topic: IP 28.09.2016 Read more
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ISPs' appeal is "blocked" 

Topic: IP

Published by Ben Mark, Legal Director and more.

In a judgment handed down today, the Court of Appeal, led by Lord Justice Kitchin, has overwhelmingly rejected the appeal by the five largest ISPs and upheld the High Court decision to grant Richemont a blocking order requiring those ISPs in the UK to prevent access to various third party websites from advertising and selling goods which infringe Richemont's trade mark rights.

06.07.2016 Read more