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9 03, 2022

Back to Basics: Copyright

2022-03-23T14:43:03+00:00March 9, 2022|News|

Good news, copyright protection is free! It behooves businesses to be aware of, not only the copyright in their own work but, in order not to infringe a third party’s rights, also copyright which may subsist within the work of third parties. So, what does Copyright protect?   It is important [...]

2 03, 2022

Brexit – One Year On

2022-03-03T14:51:52+00:00March 2, 2022|News|

When Brexit came into effect on the 1st January 2021 it changed matters on the IP scene.  We have been monitoring proceedings over the past year and provide here an update. Since a European Union (EU) trade mark registration no longer covers the United Kingdom (UK), a separate application is [...]

22 02, 2022

Back to Basics: Trade Secrets

2022-02-23T11:52:51+00:00February 22, 2022|News|

Ansons are pleased to announce that we will be publishing a "Back to Basics" series over the coming months with a focus on the basic facts of each form of IP. IP has a breadth of coverage, of which some people may be unaware. It stretches from trade marks, patents [...]

15 02, 2022

Case Comment: Own Name Defence

2022-02-16T11:10:04+00:00February 15, 2022|News|

You may have seen that Ballymoney entrepreneur Zara McLaughlin has been getting some publicity recently due to a letter received from the representatives of the owners of trade mark registrations for the mark ZARA.  These numerous registrations cover, inter alia, goods which are identical to those which Ms McLaughlin produces.  [...]

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