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UK Trade Marks, Copyright and Designs - Outlook for 2023

As we start the new year, we take a look back at some of the most significant legal developments and caselaw of 2022 in UK trade mark, copyright and designs law and highlight the changes...


2022 Annual Retail and Fashion Holiday Guide

Key perspectives that will shape the retail space in 2022 and beyond.The holiday shopping season is upon us once again and this year, much like last year, continues to present unique...


London Brands Seminar: NFTs and the Metaverse

On 16 November 2022, partners Joel Smith and Sahira Khwaja and other members of our London brands team, hosted a client seminar on the ‘Metaverse’, including a lively panel...


UK - Retained EU Law Bill and intellectual property

The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill 2022-2023 was introduced on 22 September 2022, with the aim of repealing, amending or revoking certain EU law that was retained on Brexit,...


Trade Mark Litigation in the UK (England and Wales): Overview

We recently contributed the UK (England and Wales) chapter to Practical Law's Trade Mark Litigation Global Guide. The guide gives a high-level overview of trade mark disputes,...


UK trade marks decision on UK address for service rules post-Brexit

On 16 August 2022 Mr Geoffrey Hobbs KC handed down an Appointed Person decision (“MARCO POLO”) in which he held that the UKIPO is not entitled to serve proceedings on a trade...


Getting the Deal Through – Luxury and Fashion 2022

Hogan Lovells and Lexology have partnered to publish the third edition of Getting the Deal Through--Luxury & Fashion, which is now available online. The reference guide...


UK IPO call for views on designs framework post-Brexit

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is currently running a ‘call for views’ on the UK designs framework post-Brexit. The consultation closes at 11.45pm on 25 March 2022....


Welcome to the Holiday Guide 2021

Our 2021 Holiday Guide provides a global snapshot of some of the key topics that retailers and consumer companies need to be aware of this holiday season.

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