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Brexit - a new dawn

Now that the transition period has ended and we have officially exited the European Union, we revisit the subject of intellectual property and the impact Brexit has had on your intellectual property rights.

In this issue

Franchising in the food & drink sector: the pursuit of pastures new

It's feast or famine for franchise businesses operating in the food & drink space in the wake of COVID-19. Does market diversification swing the balance?

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Know your wine

When is a Bordeaux not a Bordeaux?  When it's made in China (or anywhere outside of the Bordeaux region of France) of course! 

We review a landmark victory in China for Bordeaux wine. 

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Sky v Skykick

The case involves the well-known broadcaster Sky who were involved in a trade mark dispute with Skykick, a cloud migration company. We look at what the outcome means for trade marks.

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IPR infringement threatens public safety

Protecting intellectual property rights (IPR) is important for the European economy but their infringement has a wider impact for consumers.

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A bear with a kick and other sweet treats

With a grizzly start to last year a group of friends in Spain, trading as Osito & Co, found themselves in a rather sticky situation...

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Defamation nation

The year 2020 saw a number of high profile defamation cases (or scandals!) feature prominently in the UK press.  We take a look at the two of the most prominent cases.

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Protecting your secrets

Most people are familiar with the main intellectual property rights that can be protected by registration - but how can you protect other valuable assets such as confidential information and trade secrets? 

Blake Morgan e-Magazine Spring 2021 Issue 4

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by Ben Evans

by Ollie Clymow

by Joanna Corbett-Simmons

by Ben Evans

by Jill Bainbridge

Read on

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Social media and the use of influencers

In a time when the world is still adjusting to the changes brought about by the coronavirus outbreak, businesses are still facing many challenges and having to adapt to a new world in which keeping your distance is key.

by Nicola Rochon

by Claire Bowers

by Nicola Rochon

by Sarah Whittle

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In this issue

Brexit - a new dawn

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by Ben Evans

Franchising in the food & drink sector: the pursuit of pastures new

by Joanna Corbett-Simmons

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Know your wine

by Ollie Clymow

Sky v Skykick

by Ben Evans

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IPR infringement threatens public safety

by Jill Bainbridge

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Social media and the use of influencers

by Nicola Rochon

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A bear with a kick and other sweet treats

by Claire Bowers

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Defamation nation

by Nicola Rochon

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Protecting your secrets

by Sarah Whittle

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