Intellectual Property Act receives the Royal Assent
On 14 May 2014, the Intellectual Property Bill received the Royal Assent meaning that it has now been passed into UK law.
The Act paves the way for many changes to the Intellectual Property landscape in the UK, including steps towards a single European Patent.
For more information about the Act, please see the Government press release: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-act-strengthens-intellectual-property-rights-for-uk-businesses
For more information on Intellectual property in general, please contact Emma Hayward.