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Covid-19 Update

Please be reassured that Franks & Co Limited have taken contingency measures to ensure that the firm will continue to operate without any disruption in our services in view of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Our attorneys and support staff are equipped to work remotely to handle matters reliably and with our usually precision and efficacy. All remote working will be conducted via virtual private networking to maintain client’s data security and confidentiality. Our normal operating hours will continue.

We extend our well wishes to all at these difficult times.

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We keep a close eye on the changes in patents, designs, trade marks and the wider business environment, so that we are always perfectly placed to give pragmatic, valuable advice to our customers.

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24/10/2012 - When is a Doughnut not a Doughnut?

A recent decision of the General Court of the European Union has

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17/10/2012 - Trade Mark and Design Disputes Decided in the Small Claims Court

A new small claims track has been introduced to the Patents County Court,

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03/10/2012 - UK Patents Benefit from Improved Prior Art Consideration

Patents are granted for inventions which are new and involve an inventive

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02/10/2012 - Merging UK Trade Mark Registrations

The rules under which UK trade mark registrations may be merged are

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02/10/2012 - Republic of Ireland is Party to London Agreement

The Republic of Ireland fully acceded to the London Agreement on September

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12/09/2012 - IP Translator: What Goods and Services are Covered?

The IP TRANSLATOR decision from the CJEU has been eagerly awaited.

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08/08/2012 - Kodak Sells Off Excess Patents

The once mighty Kodak Corporation has seen its revenue and profits plummet

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30/07/2012 - European Patent Procedures Explained

Franks & Co. have put together a brief guide to the procedures of European

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