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21.04.2017

MastaPlasta Scoops Double Queen's Award For Enterprise

tl_files/2017/MastaPlasta resized.jpgA ground-breaking company set up at the height of the financial crisis has today won two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, for both innovation and international trade.

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10.04.2017

GLEENER MARKETING IN LOOKALIKE DISPUTE WITH JOHN LEWIS & GET A GOOD RESULT!

tl_files/2017/CP - Gleener Vs John Lewis.jpgACID Legal Affiliate, BRIFFA, has has a good result in a lookalike dispute between Gleener Marketing Inc and John Lewis!

 

 

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10.04.2017

Last Week In Parliament

tl_files/2016/LAST WEEK IN PARLIAMENT.jpgLast week has been Recess for the House of Commons, and the Government is making the most out of the break from regularly Parliamentary business with numerous foreign trips to discuss trading relationships around the world.  

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06.04.2017

BiKBBI Chief Executive Sets Off On His Journey To Everest

tl_files/2017/BiKBBI Logo.jpgDamian Walters, chief executive of the British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI), set off on his voyage to Mount Everest on Wednesday 5th April.

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04.04.2017

ACID WELCOMES NEW BOSS FOR THE UK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE

tl_files/2017/Tim Moss new IPO CEO CP.jpgAfter 5 years as CEO of Companies House, Tim Moss, CBE., will take up his post as CEO of the UK Intellectual Property Office next month.

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31.03.2017

British IP Day 2017: Have YOUR say to your MP about IP issues!

tl_files/2017/British IP Day-CP.jpgBritish IP Day is returning for its second year on Wednesday 5th July 2017, which will celebrate the contribution that Intellectual Property (IP) makes to the British economy and this is a great time to engage with your MP at a high profile event to make your voice heard.

Last year ACID received the first ever IP Champion Award!

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27.03.2017

GOING FOR GOLD 3D PRINTING

tl_files/2017/3D printing conference CP.jpgAdditive Manufacturing or 3D printing as it is more commonly known, continues to push the boundaries of Intellectual Property (IP) law. There have been various attempts to address these questions through legal and empirical studies; yet at the same time, there continues to be limited literature and debate of a holistic nature on the implications of 3D printing on intellectual property law, industry, society, technology and policy. This gap, which extends to the lucrative jewellery sector raises further questions in relation to creativity, design, copyright and licensing was the focus of an event held at Bournemouth University last week.

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27.03.2017

Last Week in Parliament

tl_files/2016/parliament swoosh.jpgFor those of us who are regular visitors to Parliament, this week’s events struck close to home but showed why the values of democracy and freedom that we cherish in the UK must be upheld. Our thoughts are with all who lost their lives and were injured and their families and friends.

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23.03.2017

Luxury selling exhibition ‘INSPIRED’ returns to the Goldsmiths’ Centre this Spring 3rd – 6th May 2017

tl_files/2017/Violet Dressing Table and Stool by Sarah Kay CP.jpgThis May will see the much-anticipated return of INSPIRED K the luxury contemporary silverware and furniture-selling showcase at the Goldsmiths’ Centre during London Craft Week. This leading exhibition, now in its fifth year, brings together some of the UK’s finest and up-and-coming silversmiths and furniture makers in one unique curated platform. With demand for original hand crafted goods currently experiencing an exciting resurgence, this is a fabulous and unique opportunity to invest in a one-off or bespoke piece from one of Britain’s most talented artisans.

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20.03.2017

Last Week In Parliament

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This week, the Government has performed a U-Term on NIC contributions for self-employed, the EU Bill got Royal Assent on Thursday allowing the Prime Minister to trigger Article 50, the Conservative Party has been fined £70,000 over the election expenses row and George Osborne has been made Editor of the Evening Standard.  

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