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16.08.2017

Lookalike Packaging - New Study Shows How This Dupes Shoppers!

tl_files/2017/Lookalike Packaging Image CP.jpgConsumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (CPRs) should be enforced say British Brands Group. 

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15.08.2017

Registered Designs – Webmarking Adds To Protection

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Did you know that if an infringer is able to prove that at the date of an infringement he/she was not aware or had no reasonable grounds for knowing that the design was registered damages would not be payable? From 1st October 2017 the law is changing.  For more details see here.

 

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31.07.2017

Studio William Cutlery Take a Zero Tolerance Against IP Theft Against Coach House

tl_files/2017/cp- Welch Copy Cutlery 1.jpgAnti Copying in Design (ACID) members Studio William Cutlery, internationally renowned for award-winning cutlery, have taken decisive action against a company, Chair Limited trading as Coach House, to halt the supply of infringing stock to third parties.

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26.07.2017

SAM RYAN FURNITURE WINS THE 2017 ACID IP ESSAY!

tl_files/2017/Sam Ryan YPIE Winner CP.jpgThis year’s Anti Copying in Design 2017 IP Essay “Why IP Matters to your Brand!” has been awarded to furniture designer and maker Sam Ryan of Sam Ryan Furniture.

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10.07.2017

MARK WILKINSON OBE 1950-2017

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It is with deep sadness we announce the untimely passing of the wonderful Mark Wilkinson, OBE – inspirational founder of Smallbone and, subsequently, Mark Wilkinson Furniture and a much loved and iconic figure in the world of furniture design.

 

 

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10.07.2017

Stream Ripping of Music increases by 141%

tl_files/2017/PRS Logo.pngStream-ripping takes over as the most aggressive form of music piracy increasing by 141%

PRS for Music and Intellectual Property Office research finds stream-ripping now overshadows all other methods of illegal music piracy.

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05.07.2017

BRITISH IP DAY © THE FUTURE!

tl_files/2017/Mortar Board Image - Student Membership CP.jpgNew ACID Design Student Offer launched today!

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03.07.2017

The Lawyer Awards 2017

tl_files/2017/New Logo with Company Name (800x565) CP.jpgACID Legal Affiliate Virtuoso Legal have been placed 2nd for IP Team of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2017.

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20.06.2017

The Crafts Council - Flourish

tl_files/2017/CraftsCouncil_black.jpgThe Crafts Council brings together leading industry experts at Flourish, a two-day creative business conference in London on 19 – 20 June 2017.

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