Category: Intellectual Property

Patenting in the UK (FAQs)

Patenting in the UK (FAQs)

To protect your invention from being used, made or sold by someone else, a patent can provide legal protection for your intellectual property for a limited period of time. The process of obtaining a...

What is a Gagging Order?

What is a Gagging Order?

A gagging order is an injunction issued by the court to restrict or prohibit the public disclosure of private or confidential information on a particular matter. It is a legal means of protecting the...

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Guide to Intellectual Property Protection

What is intellectual property? Intellectual property relates to the ownership of different types of literary, artistic and industrial creations. From inventions to innovative designs, intellectual property can prove to be extremely valuable, not only...

what is a trademark

What is a Trademark?

The definition of a trademark The trademark has become the hallmark of modern consumer society. It is a commercially recognised way of indicating origin, quality and reputation. As such, a distinctive trademark can be...

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How to Patent an Idea

A patent gives the owner legal rights in respect of a new invention that exclude others from selling, making, using or profiting from their invention for a limited time period. If you have invented...

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What is a Patent?

A patent grants rights of ownership of a new invention for a limited period with legal protection against the use or sale of the invention without the patent owner’s express permission and the right...

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What is Passing Off?

Passing off is concerned with the enforcement of one party’s rights to protect their identifiers from being used without permission by another party to the financial and reputational detriment of the owner of the...