Intellectual property and unjustified threats

In this 15-minute video Rachel Montagnon examines the changes introduced by the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017, in force from 1 October 2017.

Topics covered:

  • Why the issue of unjustified threats has attracted so much attention
  • Why new legislation was deemed necessary
  • Other changes introduced by the new regime
  • What is a "threat" under the new act?
  • Who can bring an unjustified threats action?
  • The safe harbour provisions
  • Defences to an unjustified threats action
  • Liability of solicitors
  • Protections for other IP rights

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Date:Published Monday 02 October 2017
Duration:0.25 hours
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Rachel Montagnon

Herbert Smith Freehills

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