Talking Tables interviewed by Real Business over infringements
201711.24
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Talking Tables interviewed by Real Business over infringements

McDaniel & Co. client Talking Tables Limited, which produces design-led games and party accessories, was recently interviewed for an article on the Real Business website, which can be found at the following link: https://realbusiness.co.uk/law/2017/11/24/classic-case-small-business-ip-infringement/. In the article, Talking Tables set out the importance of taking legal action to protect innovative creations if they are at…

Background to ongoing design case in Guardian article
201706.30
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Background to ongoing design case in Guardian article

McDaniel & Co. Senior Associate, Kelly Hudson, has been quoted in a Guardian article which focuses on one of McDaniel & Co.’s client’s ongoing intellectual property (IP) claims. Kelly was contacted for input on the legal and practical impact of IP litigation, and an outline of the technical aspects of pursuing claims in the Intellectual…

What is the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court?
201705.25
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What is the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court?

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is a specialist court operating within the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice. The court has existed in some form since 1990 but following a rebranding exercise in October 2013, the IPEC was formally established. The IPEC has jurisdiction over intellectual property cases including patents, trademarks and…

Free intellectual property seminar at the Northern Design Centre – 24 May 2017
201703.07
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Free intellectual property seminar at the Northern Design Centre – 24 May 2017

McDaniel & Co. will host a free seminar on intellectual property rights in partnership with the Furniture Makers’ Company on 24 May 2017 at the Northern Design Centre in Gateshead. Lunch will be provided. Attendees will hear talks from Niall Head-Rapson, Director of intellectual property boutique McDaniel & Co. and Dids Macdonald, OBE, CEO of…

Counterfeit Spirits and Wine – Better have a Stiff Drink!
201608.01
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Counterfeit Spirits and Wine – Better have a Stiff Drink!

The health risk of counterfeit alcohol is something many people will be aware of, indeed we have reported on it in the past – see article entitled “Fraud and Counterfeiting in the Food Industry Makes the Sector Sick“.  However, most people do not consider the economic cost and damage that may be caused by the…