Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
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F1’s logo, designed by Wieden + Kennedy last year, could face a copyright dispute because of its similarity to that of a compression tights brand owned by manufacturing giant 3M.
We’re off to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s – we’ll be back on 2 January 2018.
A new report by financial consultancy Brand Finance looks at the potential financial impact of forcing big companies such as Pepsi Co and Coca-Cola to have non-branded packaging.
An app to identify fonts in photos, AIGA’s print magazine and the James Dyson Award winner – the news from the last seven days.
Children’s suitcase brand Trunki lost a law case last year after it was found rival brand Kiddee had not infringed its copyright. Now, Trunki founder Rob Law offers advice to
WPP merged its design consultancies and London Design Festival returned for its 15th edition – the design news from the last seven days.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.
Sean O’Connor, partner at Smart Design, looks at why more and more companies are integrating design into their businesses through buying consultancies or investing in in-house teams, and weighs up
Researchers at Brunel University London hope the technology will be used to “stimulate innovation” by alerting designers to potential patent infringement.
The official Brexit process has begun, and the UK has until 29 March 2019 to leave the European Union. We look at how some of Theresa May’s promises will impact
The company’s founder Sir James Dyson has suggested that the UK’s success will lie largely in fast-growing markets outside of Europe such as Asia.
Find out who we’ve selected to be part of our panel of expert judges and remember you have until 29 March to enter the Design Week Awards.
The tech company’s self-driving car firm Waymo is suing Uber after one of its former employees allegedly stole 14,000 confidential, registered design files.
Vapourlites has been rebranded and given new packaging by consultancy Wonderstuff, which aims to show how e-cigarettes can be a “good thing” in weaning people off tobacco cigarettes.
On 13 March, Parliament passed the EU Withdrawal Bill, meaning the Brexit process will definitely begin at the end of this month. While Theresa May’s Brexit plan aims to be
The Design Week Awards is back with a bunch of new awards alongside old favourites to recognise the growing breadth and integration of the industry. It’s time to get entering.
The Finnish tech company has accused Apple of copying 32 of its patented technologies, including design features such as user interfaces and displays.
Organisation Anti-Copying in Design (ACID) has urged Government to create new laws which will better protect designers’ work once the UK loses access to EU laws.
The Unified Patent Court Agreement would mean UK designers who hold a patent are still able to protect their work from being illegally copied by companies in other countries.