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Designers – Are You Planning to Trade in Other Territories Post Brexit?

ACID Chief Counsel shares overview of design law & international trade post-Brexit as ACID enters discussions with Department of Trade

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Member Focus – Sandra Vick Ltd

In our latest Member Focus we share a fascinating insight into ACID Member and UK designer, Sandra Vick.

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ACID Member Ammique Features in BBC Film

As Ammique receives international sales enquiries from hotels who are seeking safer, cleaner, and more sustainable sleep solutions, they find themselves in the spotlight on the local BBC news

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Registered and Unregistered Design Rights – Do You Know The Difference? And Where Does the ACID IP Databank Come in?

Enforcement of unregistered design right infringement is only as good as design audit trail you keep. ACID clears up the confusion between RDR and UDR.

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Daily Mail Report Another “Lookalike” Issue as Pretty Little Thing Apologises to DNS (Do Not Subverge)

“The tide is turning against those who take the fast track to market by producing lookalikes!” ACID CEO Dids Macdonald warns retailers against freeriding on the back of originality after Pretty Little Thing profit from exploiting independent design brand

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ACID Affiliate Partners ESSA (in Conjunction With AEO and AEV) Issues Government-Backed Industry Guidance for Reopening of Business Events on 1st October

AEO, AEV and ESSA Industry associations launch guidance, including risk assessment templates & practical measures, for exhibition, trade fairs, and consumer shows to reopen, to create and implement covid-safe exhibitions and events, to help members get back to work.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group for Intellectual property – IP & the UK’s trade negotiations

ACID CEO, and other IP & trade experts, attend APPG for IP online meeting to aid ongoing Parliamentary debates and discuss the importance of IP Chapters as Trade Bill passes through parliament. Group highlighted key issues including Online Enforcement, Artist Resale Right, and Rights of Representation.

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Member Profile – Gresham Office Furniture

John Carney reveals why IP protection is so important to this British Furniture Designer-Manufacturer, and family-run company, founded 44 years ago

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CAMPAIGNING – ACID Continues to be THE Leading Voice for Design Law Reform

ACID CEO Dids Macdonald recalls ACID's recent campaigning achievements and outlines key future aims, read more!

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Charity Auction to Raise Money for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

Furniture Makers Company to host online charity auction to raise vital funds to support people working in furniture industry after C19 crisis forces cancellation of annual fundraising events

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