5 steps to identifying your Intellectual Property

We have been running a series of webinars on the basics of Intellectual Property ('IP') over the past three months here at M&D, and we will round out the series by looking at Design and Copyright in September. In order to help you, we have summarised the key points on the fundamentals of IP in [...]

2020-07-02T10:59:04+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Sky v Skykick – the most important trade mark case in EU in recent years

The Court of Justice of the European Union (‘CJEU’) handed down its eagerly awaited judgement of Case C-371/18 Sky plc et. -v- SkyKick UK Ltd et., on 29th January 2020. In this judgement, the CJEU addressed a number of key issues, namely: the use of specifications covering broad terms such as 'computer software' and whether an [...]

2020-06-16T15:56:51+00:00June 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Trade Mark protection during tough economic times

The coronavirus pandemic has had a great impact on the economy and businesses around the world bringing budget discussions to the forefront. In such tough times, one must not neglect Intellectual Property (IP) assets and their protection to focus on other tangible assets. Businesses will undoubtedly be cutting costs and stopping unnecessary spending, however it [...]

2020-06-03T11:21:37+00:00June 3rd, 2020|News|