InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

United Kingdom | Country Update



  • Managing IP survey: Diversity and inclusion in IP

    July 05, 2019

    Managing IP is seeking in-house counsel views on the state of diversity and inclusion within the IP profession and how it can be improved

  • Interview: Mr Justice Arnold

    June 14, 2019

    In an exclusive interview with High Court judge Richard Arnold, reporters Charlotte Kilpatrick and Max Walters learn the dos and don’ts of getting on his good side, his views of his high-profile IP cases and how he decides matters; and gets an exciting glimpse at his bookshelf

  • IP STARS rankings 2019: The top firms for copyright work

    April 26, 2019

    Managing IP is delighted to announce the publication of the IP STARS 2019 rankings of the leading firms for copyright and related rights work. We featured more than 40 jurisdictions this year

  • Internet freedom bodies to fight EU Copyright Directive

    April 03, 2019

    In-house counsel within the digital sector have told Managing IP that they intend to defeat or alter the EU Copyright Directive, which was passed last week

  • Advice on IP strategy at Women’s Leadership Forum

    February 05, 2019

    The Fifth International Women’s Leadership Forum hosted by Managing IP, included Katherine Tsang of Diageo and Sumati Parikh from Smith Detection discussing IP strategy

  • English Premier League scores copyright hat trick against ISPs

    July 20, 2018

    The English High Court has extended a live blocking injunction for the Football Association Premier League, showing that such injunctions are here to stay but adds nothing about who should pay for them

  • What Cartier v BT means for rights holders

    June 15, 2018

    The UK Supreme Court has ruled that brand owners must pay the costs of ISPs blocking sites that sell counterfeit goods. But how big are these costs and will the ruling apply to copyright injunctions?

  • The Top 250 Women in IP (2018)

    April 26, 2018

    Managing IP presents this year’s leading female intellectual property practitioners, according to IP STARS research

  • The argument for Canada’s controversial website-blocking proposal

    April 10, 2018

    A coalition of Canadian companies has proposed a regime to block egregious copyright infringing websites. McCarthy Tétrault’s Barry Sookman voiced support for the proposal at the Fordham IP Conference while pointing to the recent experience in the UK and elsewhere

  • Managing IP EMEA Awards 2018 shortlists announced

    February 05, 2018

    Managing IP’s EMEA Awards dinner will be held on March 8 at The Savoy in London. Trophies will be presented to the firms of the year, with winners chosen from these shortlists

  • UK Supreme Court hears arguments on costs of ISP blocking orders

    January 31, 2018

    Who should pay for the costs of implementing orders to block websites that sell counterfeit goods? That was the question considered by the UK Supreme Court in the Cartier International v British Telecommunications case on January 30

  • Report on social media and counterfeits published

    September 05, 2017

    The report on counterfeiting, how it is moving online and the impact of social media was commissioned by the UK IP Office. It draws five conclusions and makes two recommendations

  • Collective rights management review published

    August 04, 2017

    The UK IPO has published its first annual report as part of its responsibility for monitoring compliance with the Collective Rights Management Directive

  • The UK General Election and IP rights

    June 02, 2017

    On June 8, the UK will vote on who becomes the next government. What are the parties’ policies on issues affecting IP rights? Alice O’Donkor reviews what the manifestoes say about creativity, investment and growth in IP

  • The Top 250 Women in IP (2017)

    May 23, 2017

    Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice

  • The 10 trade mark topics to watch

    May 04, 2017

    Brand protection is in flux. Technological and cultural trends driven by the internet and social media are bringing new challenges, while political developments such as Brexit pose their own problems. At this time of change, we have identified 10 key topics around the world that trade mark owners need to be on top of. By Michael Loney, James Nurton, Natalie Rahhal and Shaun Tan

  • How counterfeiting is changing - Fraser Morrison, Edrington Group

    March 21, 2017

    In a talk at the CITMA Spring Conference, the brand protection manager for Edrington Group, which owns brands such as The Macallan, The Famous Grouse and Cutty Sark, discussed trade marks, criminality and the Dark Web

  • MIP International Women's Leadership Forum 2017 - highlights

    February 10, 2017

    Alice O'Donkor reports from our latest Women in IP event, held at the Waldorf Hilton in London, where topics including the UPC, Brexit, brand management and leadership were discussed

  • Anti-piracy body FACT expands remit

    November 10, 2016

    UK association FACT is expanding its IP protection services to organisations outside the audio-visual industry

  • IP diversity task force launches new network for women

    November 08, 2016

    Practitioners representing a range of IP professions gathered to celebrate the launch of IP Inclusive’s Women in IP network in London

More »

Country Supplements

To read more about the supplements for this jurisdiction click the link below.

More »

Supplements

Most read articles