Intellectual Property Law

Chair of Intellectual Property Law Committee

Catriona Smith, Rouse Legal 
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10/03/2014 - Response to the European Commission Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules

The consultation paper focussed on the challenge of ensuring that “the EU copyright regulatory framework stays fit for purpose in the digital environment to support creation and innovation, tap the full potential of the Single Market, foster growth and investment in [the EU] economy and promote cultural diversity”. The Committee responded in detail to the consultation paper.
Download this file (20140305 CLLS IP Committee response to EU 'Public Consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules' (final).pdf)

13/08/2013 - Response to IPO Technical review of draft legislation on copyright exceptions (concerning Data Analysis, Education, Research, Libraries and Archives)

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01/08/2013 - Response to Law Commission consultation: Patents, Trade Marks and Design Rights: Groundless Threats

Download this file (21130717 CLLS response to Law Commission Review of Patents Trade Marks and ~.pdf)

01/08/2013 - Response to IPO consultation: Technical review of draft legislation on copyright exceptions

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05/06/2013 - Joint submission by CLLS Intellectual Property and Competition Law Committees

Joint submission by CLLS Intellectual Property and Competition Law Committees in response to European Commission Consultation on Draft Proposal for a Revised Block Exemption for Technology Transfer Agreements and for Revised Guidelines
Download this file (20130517-CLLS-TTBER-submission-(final).pdf)

22/10/2012 - FTI Consulting report on the Economic Impact of Alternative Locations

FTI Consulting report on the Economic Impact of Alternative Locations for the Central Division of the Unified Patent Court
Download this file (20121019-UPC-location-report-version-for-publication-30-May-2012.pdf)

03/10/2012 - Response to IPO consultation: Reform of the UK Designs Legal Framework

Response to IPO consultation: Reform of the UK Designs Legal Framework
Download this file (20121003-Design-Consultation---City-of-London-Law-Society-Response-02-10-12.pdf)

22/03/2012 - Response to Intellectual Property Office “Consultation on proposals to change

Response to Intellectual Property Office “Consultation on proposals to change the UK's copyright system”
Download this file (20120323-CLLS-IPLA-Law-Society-Response-to-UK-Consultation-on-Copyright---2~.pdf)

03/02/2012 - Joint response of the Intellectual Property Law Committee and the Competition

Joint response of the Intellectual Property Law Committee and the Competition Law Committee to the European Commission review of the current regime for the assessment of technology transfer agreements
Download this file (Joint-Competition-Law-and-IP-Law-technology-transfer.pdf)

08/03/2011 - Response to IPO Consultation on Amendments to Design Legislation

Response to IPO Consultation on Amendments to Design Legislation
Download this file (20110311-IP-Law-Committee-response-to-Response-to-IPO-consultation-on-Amend~.pdf)

04/03/2011 - Response to the IPO Call for Evidence "Review of Intellectual Property

Response to the IPO Call for Evidence "Review of Intellectual Property and Growth"
Download this file (20110307-Response-to-the-IPO-Independent-Review-of-IP-and-Growth.doc)

12/10/2009 - Response to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills' consultation

Response to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills' consultation on legislation to address illicit Peer-to-Peer file sharing
Download this file (20090930-CLLS-response-to-BIS-consultation-on-P2P-file-sharing-legislation-~.pdf)

28/07/2009 - Response to consultation on Reform of the Patents County Court

Response to consultation on Reform of the Patents County Court
Download this file (20090727-Reform-of-the-Patents-County-Court-letter-(Ms-Abigail-Pilkington).pdf)

05/11/2008 - Response to UK Intellectual Property Office's Consultation on Penalties for Copy

Response to UK Intellectual Property Office's Consultation on Penalties for Copy
Download this file (20081031-Gowers-36-Consultation.pdf)

25/10/2007 - Response to Intellectual Property Office Review of Copyright Tribunals

Response to Intellectual Property Office Review of Copyright Tribunals
Download this file (IPCopyrightTribunal.pdf)

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