22 June 2013, London
In response to the Hargreaves Review, which was critical of the ‘patchwork of protection’ afforded to designs in the UK, the Government has now set out its proposals for amending the law relating to UK registered designs (UKRD) and unregistered design rights (UDR).
The main proposals are:
These proposed amendments are set out in the IP Bill currently before Parliament.
The Government’s report can be found here:
For update on the progress of the IP Bill, see:
Originally published in DesignWrites 1st Edition.
Ewan's practice focusses on protecting and enforcing hi-tech or otherwise innovative product design and associated branding in a range of different areas, including medical devices, telecommunications and retail & consumer goods.
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