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Barbara Cookson
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are we wasting costs arguing about costs in trademark oppositions
Cutting Costs Did you happen to notice that while we were enjoying the Orlando sunshine at INTA2016 the UK IPO put out a new tribunal practice note 2/2016 relating to scale costs in oppositions. Here it is in case you missed...
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Where to look for strawberries on voting day
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Selling a small IP practice is no easy thing. Giving one away is even harder. When you go out of business you need to consider what happens if someone makes a claim against you. You could disappear so you cannot be found for ...
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What will we be discussing in Orlando
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Costs in Trade Mark Oppositions
Cutting Costs Did you happen to notice that while we were enjoying the Orlando sunshine at INTA2016 the UK IPO put out a new tribunal practice note 2/2016 relating to scale costs in oppositions. Here it is in case you missed it. It's not very exciting. In f...
Cutting Costs Did you happen to notice that while we were enjoying the Orlando sunshine at INTA2016 the UK IPO put out a new tribunal practice note 2/2016 relating to scale costs in oppositions. Here it is in case you missed...
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Voting Day
We have European weather from France today. This
will probably result in an even lower turnout in the referendum in the
south-east though I understand the weather is better further away from the
continent. In the hopefully unlikely event that you hear tomor...
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The UK Series Trademark Lives
The series trademark was challenged in a dispute over the GLEE trademark which I discussed here .  Now the Court of Appeal has decided on 25 May 2016 that they are not only valid but also how they should be understood. Lord Justice Kitchin The principal Jud...
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INTA for small business
I have just returned from the INTA meeting in Orlando. When I worked for a large firm I had to write a report for the committee that paid the bill. It was never easy. As the meeting gets bigger (attendance broke 10,000 for the first time this year) the poss...
I have just returned from the INTA meeting in Orlando. When I worked for a large firm I had to write a report for the committee that paid the bill. It was never easy. As the meeting gets bigger (attendance broke 10,000 for th...
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Going out of Business : Insurance Issues
Selling a small IP practice is no easy thing. Giving one away is even harder. When you go out of business you need to consider what happens if someone makes a claim against you. You could disappear so you cannot be found for the claim to be made or you can ...
Selling a small IP practice is no easy thing. Giving one away is even harder. When you go out of business you need to consider what happens if someone makes a claim against you. You could disappear so you cannot be found for ...
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Getting used to EU IPO
It is a whole month since the end of the community trademark and the rise of the EU TM. Everything still works - but a tad slower perhaps but maybe thats just catch up.


On filing applications I have discovered that if I want to be on the fast track I must...
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Solicitor, Patent Attorney, Trademark Attorney
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  • Field Fisher Waterhouse
    Partner, 1995 - 2000
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Maverick IP law person - enjoys advising businesses about procuring, using and settling disputes about patents and trade marks. Works alone with lots of clever technology - generally in a Central London Basement.
My business, Filemot Technology Law Ltd promotes the MARCO IP office management system, which is ideal for SOLO IP practitioners such as myself, as well as quite large firms.
Roman Catholic trying to apply the principles of Catholic social teaching to the real world
Sometimes allowed to walk a poodle
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  • University of Cambridge
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