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  • What do I need to do if somebody takes photographs of my designs at a trade show? Do they need permission?

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    Worried about people taking random photographs at trade shows where you are showing your new designs? Read our new FAQ to find out what rights apply, what remedies you have when somebody…
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    Published: 28.08.12 at 12:14

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  • Copyright Protection in China: Know Before You Go

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    Copyright is a form of intellectual property (IP) that protects a creator's exclusive right to control who reproduces or alters the product of their original creative effort. Copyright protects…
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    Published: 11.03.13 at 10:35

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  • Fashion Business Partnerships: IP as an Asset

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    Fashion can be a resource and labour intensive business. To get your fashion business off the ground it is likely that you will need to secure funding from outside investors, which may…
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    Published: 13.03.13 at 09:43

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  • Fashion Design - Free inspiration or worth protecting?

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    When it comes to the fashion industry there are a range of rights available to designers. Alice Stagg, from Wragge & Co solicitors goes through each of the these rights to protect…
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    Published: 20.03.13 at 12:11

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  • Copyright in industrial artwork - more protection

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    The government is currently proposing to change the copyright law in artistic works which are manufactured on an industrial scale.  The designs, which qualify for copyright protection, would…
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    Published: 17.04.13 at 10:06

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  • Intellectual Property Systems: China / Europe Comparison

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    The scope of protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (in relation to the types of rights, duration of protection, territory and basic protection requirements) is in principal the…
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    Published: 07.10.13 at 15:13

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  • Crown Copyright and the BBC

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    Own-it have recently received queries from users asking about Crown Copyright and, incidentally, whether the BBC is included in the definition of the Crown for IP purposes. What is Crown Copyright…
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    Published: 04.12.13 at 12:00

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  • Is hyperlinking prohibited by copyright?

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    We are often asked whether providing a hyperlink to another website, or embedding/framing a video which is already published on a social networking site will infringe copyright. A lot depends on…
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    Published: 10.02.14 at 16:13

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  • Practical Considerations Before Hyperlinking

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    The recent decision in Svensson and Others v Retriever Sverige AB in the Court of Justice of the European Union has provided some clarity as to the legal implications of hyperlinking and embedding…
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    Published: 16.05.14 at 15:03

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