6 Personnel Background Checking Tips by Clive Bonny

Personnel Background Checking 6 Tips by Clive Bonny 1 ensure your recruitment policy includes UK Gov standard BPSS procedure 2 ensure new joiners and all staff know your published policy and procedure 3 include key contractors, professional advisors and non-executive...
Guide to Trademark and Design Searches to Avoid IP Infringement

Guide to Trademark and Design Searches to Avoid IP Infringement

By Clive Bonny Clive@consult-smp.com Strategic Management Partners 07973 799153 Clive is a certified IP advisor and registered mediator for IP dispute resolution www.consult-smp.com The Problem All business traders with a business name or logo which is confusingly...

Intellectual Property Crime Guide

Three in ten people (29%) reported having ever purchased a counterfeit item, with 17% saying they currently do so on either an often, a sometimes or an occasional basis. The main reason for purchasing counterfeits, by a considerable margin, related to the cheaper...

Registered Designs Rights Factsheet

A registered design protects the visual appearance of a product, part of a product, or its ornamentation. This can also apply to an industrial or handicraft item. This IP right gives protection for a product visual appearance including: ► lines ► contours ► colours ►...