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Brexit overview: intellectual property and Brexit

26 October 2020
brexit intellectual property

Intellectual property rights in the UK rely heavily on EU law and institutions. Most rights derive either from EU Directives or Regulations. Brexit will change how UK IP law works. We set out the key changes in our brochure, and highlight where and when to take action.

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Press releases

Law firm Browne Jacobson reveals strategic growth plan for new Dublin office

UK law firm Browne Jacobson, which opened its first overseas office in Dublin in September, has outlined its strategic plans to grow its legal team over the next four years.

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Bishopsgate and Browne Jacobson advise on US firm’s acquisition of Notts based tech services business Custard

Bishopsgate Corporate Finance and law firm Browne Jacobson have jointly advised on the acquisition of award-winning tech solutions business, Custard Technical Services by US managers services and cyber security provider, Thrive.

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Court of Appeal makes plea for legally enforceable arbitration for FRAND disputes

In the ongoing complex litigation between Optis Cellular Technology LLC and Apple Inc., the Court of Appeal ([2022] EWCA Civ 1411) has upheld the High Court’s findings that implementers of standard-essential patents (SEPs) cannot refuse to accept a FRAND license and continue activities in the meantime which constitute infringement: that party must commit to accept a court-determined license if it wishes to avoid an injunction.

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Browne Jacobson’s retail lawyers advise wilko on its strategic £48m sale and leaseback of Nottinghamshire distribution centre to DHL

National law firm Browne Jacobson has advised long standing retail client, wilko on the sale and leaseback of its Nottinghamshire distribution centre in Worksop to logistics specialist DHL for £48m.

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