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SnIPpets: June 2012

Nick Rose


United Kingdom

SnIPpets: June 2012

snip•pet (snip'it) - noun - a small piece or portion, specifically of information

Welcome to the Spring 2012 issue of snIPpets, the intellectual property newsletter from Fieldfisher covering intellectual property news from the last few months.

In this edition of snIPpets the topics discussed are as follows:

Trade Marks



  • Battle of the tablets - the High Court has ruled for the first time in the UK in the Samsung/Apple battle that the court did not have jurisdiction to hear an application for a declaration of non-infringement of a Community design registered by a company domiciled outside the jurisdiction.


Other News

  • Other snippets, including updates on copyright law, the Unitary Patent, a new image right in Guernsey.

For further information, please contact Mark Holah, Partner, Nick Rose, Partner or Rebecca Pakenham-Walsh, Senior Associate (PSL) at Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

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