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ACID is Moving!

The ACID Membership office is moving!

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Original vs. Plagiarism – Negative award “Plagiarius” sheds public light on shameless counterfeits!

The 2019 Aktion Plagiarius Award winners have been announced- Innovation vs. Imitation

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A useful reminder from the EUIPO: You can’t have your “Burger” and eat it

Rebecca Ablett from ACID’s Scottish Legal Affiliates, Burness Paull talks us through McDonald’s latest IP challenge

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Member Focus – The Crafty Lass®

Find out from ACID member The Crafty Lass how their proactive IP strategy utilises ACID Membership Benefits to support their IP Rights to ensure business growth!

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South Africa – Woolworths apologise in “drawing inspiration” IP case

Is imitation flattery? What is the difference between “drawing inspiration” and deliberate copying, what are the rules? What are the ethics?

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Only one week until the Design Guild Mark deadline.

There is only one week to go to apply for the 2019 Design Guild Mark. Find out how to enter.

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“Getting Started” – Intellectual Property protection in the Silversmith, Goldsmith & Jewellery sector

At a packed event at the Goldsmiths Centre, designer graduates heard about the basics of IP law and received an introduction to simple steps that can be taken in the creation of a proactive IP strategy

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ACID strides into 2019 with new strategy for Design & IP Policy

Read our principles for a new “Design & IP Strategy to Safeguard the Future.”

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ACID Member in “David & Goliath” Battle

Acid member Bumpsters in “David & Goliath” battle with Mamas & Papas
Are these delaying tactics, used against a micro SME nursery designer over a 5-year period, unacceptable? What do you think?

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ACID announces fantastic new member only discount offer on Marketplace

Have you ever thought about the diversity of ACID members’ designs and how mutually beneficial it would be to purchase products from other ACID members at a discount?

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