Global Intellectual Property Center

UK

UK

Primary Sources

  • Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (Chapter 48) (2012)
  • Digital Economy Act 2010 (2010)
  • Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (Chapter 29, as amended up to The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008) (2008)
  • The Patents Act 1977 (Chapter 37, incorporating amendments up to Patents Regulations 2000) (2007)
  • The Patents Act 2004 (An Act to amend the Patents Act 1977) (2004)
  • Copyright, etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement) Act 2002 (Chapter 25) (2002)
  • The Broadcasting Act 1996 (Chapter 55) (1996)
  • Patents and Designs Act 1907 (Chapter 29, as amended up to the Trade Marks Act 1994) (1994)
  • The Broadcasting Act 1990 (Chapter 42), Section 175 and 179 and Schedule 21 (1990)
  • The Registered Designs Act 1949 (as consolidated 1979) (1979)
  • The Finance Act 2013 (2013)
  • The Civil Procedure (Amendment No.8) Rules 2013 (2013)
  • The Cosmetic Products Enforcement Regulations 2013 (2013)
  • Crime and Courts Act 2013 (2013)
  • Print Works) Regulations 2013 (2013)
  • The Civil Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2013 (2013)
  • Health and Social Care Act 2012 (2012)
  • The Human Medicines Regulations 2012 (2012)
  • The Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (as amended by the Arbitration (Scotland) Act 2010 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2010) (2010)
  • The Serious Crime Act 2007 (2007)
  • The Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 (2007)
  • The Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005 (2005)
  • Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 (2005)
  • The Criminal Justice Act 2003 (2003)
  • The Licensing Act 2003 (2003)
  • The Enterprise Act 2002 (2002)
  • Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons) Act 2002 (2002)
  • The Competition Act 1998 (Chapter 41) (1998)
  • The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (1998)
  • The Civil Procedure Act 1997 (1997)
  • Arbitration Act 1996 (Chapter 23) (1996)
  • The Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (Chapter 33) (Section 165) (1994)
  • The Criminal Justice Act 1967 (Chapter 58) (1993)
  • The Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (1990)
  • Supreme Court Act 1981 (1981)
  • The Medicines Act 1968 (Ch. 67) (1968)
  • The Copyright and Rights in Performances (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2361 (2014)

Secondary Sources

  • “The Dowling Review of Business-University Research Collaborations”, July 2015
  • AIPPI (2010) Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs – certain aspects of patent infringement (Q204P): United Kingdom, H Evans et al
  • AIPPI (2010) Protection against the dilution of a trademark (Q214): United Kingdom, J Vleck et al
  • AIPPI (2011) Exceptions to copyright protection and the permitted uses of copyright works in the hi-tech and digital sectors (Q216B): United Kingdom, T Heide et al
  • AIPPI (2011) The availability of injunctions in cases of infringement of IPRs (Q219): United Kingdom, L Brazell et al
  • AIPPI (2011) The patentability criterion of inventive step / non-obviousness (Q217): United Kingdom, J Brunner et al
  • AIPPI (2011) The requirement of genuine use of trademarks for maintaining protection (Q218): United Kingdom, K Berry et al
  • AIPPI (2012) Infringement of trademarks by goods in transit (Q230): United Kingdom, P Harris et al
  • AIPPI (2012) The interplay between design and copyright protection for industrial products (Q231): United Kingdom, S Ashby et al
  • AIPPI (2013) Relevant public for determining the degree of recognition of famous marks, well-known marks and marks with reputation (Q234): United Kingdom, A Allan-Jones
  • AIPPI (2013) Relief in IP proceedings other than injunctions or damages (Q236): United Kingdom, A Waugh et al
  • AIPPI (2013) Trademarks, plain packaging (Q212): United Kingdom
  • AIPPI (2014) IP licensing and insolvency (Q241): United Kingdom, M Abraham et al
  • AIPPI (2014) Second medical use or indication claims (Q238): United Kingdom, C Baldock et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Acquiescence (tolerance) to infringement of Intellectual Property Rights (Q192): United Kingdom, S Ashby et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Damages for infringement, counterfeiting and piracy of trademarks (Q203): United Kingdom, R Abnett et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Exceptions and limitations to copyright protection for libraries, archives and education and research institutions (Q246): United Kingdom, A Roughton
  • AIPPI (2015) Liability for contributory infringement of IPRs (Q204): United Kingdom, J Watts et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Limitations of the Trademark Protection (Q195): United Kingdom, L McFarland et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Taking unfair advantage of trademarks: parasitism and free riding (Q245): United Kingdom, P Harris et al
  • AIPPI (2015) Trade secrets: Overlap with restraint of trade, aspects of enforcement (Q247): United Kingdom, J Moss et al
  • AIPPI (2016) Linking and making available on the Internet: United Kingdom, J Moss et al
  • AIPPI (2016) Requirements for protection of designs: United Kingdom, UK, S Ashby et al
  • ASH (2016), “Media Advisory: Standardised “plain” packaging starts 20th May 2016”, 5/5/2016
  • Boehmert & Boehmert” (2016), The “Brexit” and its Consequences for IP Rights, 6/23/2016
  • Canadian Cancer Society (2016), “Plain Packaging Overview”, 5/19/2016
  • City of London (2014), “PIPCU goes global in its pursuit of illegal websites”, 28/8/2014
  • Department for Culture and Media (2016), “”Digital Economy Bill Factsheet – Intellectual Property (clauses 26-28)””
  • Dezeen (2014), “Design brands attack UK government over copyright law delay”, 9/22/2014
  • Gov.UK (2015), “Quashing of private copying exception”, 7/20/2015
  • Gov.Uk (2016), “Patents, Trade Marks and Designs: Unjustied Threats-current project status”, 9/5/2016
  • Gov.Uk (2016), “Protecting creativity, supporting innovation: IP enforcement 2020”, Policy Paper, 5/10/2016
  • Gov.uk (2016), “”Section 21: Observations by third party on patentability””, Manual of Patent Practice, 6/30/2016 (last update)
  • Gov.uk (2016), “”Section 73: Comptroller’s power to revoke patents on his own initiative””, Manual of Patent Practice, 6/30/2016 (last update)
  • HM Treasury (2015), “Patent Box: substantial activities”, Consultation document, 10/22/2015
  • Iain Connor, Rebecca Mitton/Pinsent Masons LLP (2014), “Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government”, 7/30/2014
  • IP Office (2015), “The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) – A consultation on changes to the penalties for offences under sections 107(2A) and 198(1A) of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (Penalties for Online Copyright Infringement)”
  • IPO (2014), “Changes to copyright law and guidance”, 5/8/2014
  • IPO (2014), “Exceptions to copyright: an overview”, October 2014
  • IPO (2015) “Making Life Better by Supporting the UK Creativity and Innovation”
  • IPO (2015), “Penalty Fair? Study of criminal sanctions for copyright infringement available under the CDPA 1988”, Feb 2015
  • IPO (2016) “Protecting Creativity, Supporting Innovation: IP Enforcement 2020”
  • IPO (2016), “Online Copyright Infringement Tracker – Latest wave of research Mar 16 – May 16 – Overview and key findings”
  • IPO/IP Crime Group (2014), “IP Crime Report 2012-2013”
  • IPO/IP Crime Group (2016), ” IP Crime Annual Report 2014-2015″
  • JA kept International (2015), “ATTACKING PATENTS AND APPLICATIONS IN EUROPE AND THE UK”, Briefing, 9/24/2015
  • John Leeming and Martin Jackson/Ja Kept International (2014), “Protecting software and computer-implemented inventions in Europe”, IAM Magazine
  • Murgitroyd (2015), “Opposition Strategies: the EPO, Germany, the UK compared”, 5/20/2015
  • Pinsent Masons (2014), “Digital Economy Act copyright regime shelved by UK government”, July 2014
  • PwC website, “Patent Box and Modified Nexus – what you need to know” (retrieved 10/27/ 2015)
  • Science and Technology Committee (2016),”Managing intellectual property and technology transfer inquiry”
  • The Guardian (2016), “Tobacco firms lose high court battle over plain packaging”, 19/5/2016
  • The Guardian (2016), “Trunki trumped by Kiddee in design battle of the suitcases “, 3/9/2016
  • The Independent (2016), “Why the UK replica furniture market is about to be hit by new copyright laws”, Feb 2016
  • The Telegraph (2015), “Cigarettes to be sold in plain packs from May 2016”, 3/11/2015
  • Thorsten Bausch (2014), “UKIPO gains new powers to revoke patents which fail a novelty or obviousness test – but only if ‘clearly invalid’”, 6/20/2014
  • Tlt Solicitors (2015), “Private copying exception abandoned by UK government”, 12/14/2015
  • Torrentfreak.com “Man Faces Prison Sentence For Circumventing UK Pirate Site Blockade”, 3/7/2016
  • Torrentfreak.com “UK Bill Introduces 10 Year Prison Sentence for Online Pirates”, 7/6/2016
  • Trevor Little (2014), “Public awareness of IP crime rises, but counterfeit purchases continue”, 10/10/2014
  • WIPR (2014), “PIPCU suspends 2,500 counterfeit websites in eight months”, 4/28/2014