Articles & Briefing notes
Brexit and implications for IP in the pharmaceutical industry
Intellectual Property in the pharmaceutical industry is governed by patent offices and various EU regulations and Directives. Here we look at some important aspects and consider the changes that may occur if and when the UK leaves the EU.
Does fortune favour the brave? What to do now the UPC package is back on track
The UK government took many by surprise with a recent announcement that ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement is to proceed, notwithstanding ongoing Brexit deliberations. There has been much speculation as to what the outcome of this might be, but rather less on what patent holders should do about it today. Peter Thorniley, Gwilym Roberts and Nick Shipp take you through the options.
UK to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement - A briefing note
In a surprising move to most observers, the UK government appears to have put pan-European patent litigation back on track. Gwilym Roberts and Peter Thorniley look at what this means for users of the system, and what might happen next.
Brexit - where are we now and what might happen
The UK has voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. Few really believed it would happen. The vote was just the start of a drawn out process at the end of which the UK will no longer be a Member State of the EU (Brexit). Here we outline where we are now and what might happen.
Brexit and the UPC
While it may be impossible to state with certainty what the outcome of the Unified Patent system will be, here we consider the options.
Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the Protection of Trade Secrets
As the commercial importance of trade secrets comes into the spotlight, we offer guidance as to what they are and how we can help you protect yours.
Kilburn & Strode sends a STEM Ambassador to school careers event
Kilburn & Strode LLP teamed-up with STEMNET in April this year and encouraged a number of its employees to become STEM Ambassadors for the charity.
'Brexit' & trade marks
Following the UK’s ‘Brexit’ vote, our trade marks team explains what this means for your trade marks in Europe and confirms that it will be business as usual.
'Brexit' & patents
Following the UK’s ‘Brexit’ vote, our patents team explains what this means for your patents in Europe and confirms that it will be business as usual.
'Brexit' & designs
Following the UK’s ‘Brexit’ vote, our designs team explains what this means for your designs in Europe and confirms that it will be business as usual.