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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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The Red Bus case or Temple Island Collections v New English Teas was decided in the, as it was then, Patents County Court (PCC) in January 2012 and...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 19th May
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Protection for performersThis Practice Note summarises the rights known as performers’ rights which subsist in the UK under Part II of the Copyright,...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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This Practice Note outlines the civil remedies available in the UK to the proprietor of a UK trade mark, a comparable trade mark (EU) or a comparable...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—practical points on case managementIntroduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise CourtThe Intellectual...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 19th May
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Patent assignment and licensingThe Patents Act 1977 (PA 1977) treats patents and patent applications as personal property rights. Rights in...
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19th May
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 19th May
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Business and Property CourtsCoronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May
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ScopeThis Practice Note explains trade mark law on parallel trade. Parallel imports, or ‘grey market’ goods, are genuine goods that are placed on the...
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Produced in partnership with Taylor Wessing LLP 19th May
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This practice note provides an overview of the main types of dispute resolution that are an alternative to litigation. As well as covering the main...
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Produced in partnership with Boyes Turner LLP 19th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May

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Can a party to a deed take the benefit of it without executing it?For details on formalities for the formation of deeds, see Practice Note: Executing...
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13th Sep
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Is notice by email effective written notice where the contract is silent on whether notice can be given by email?This Q&A is in the context of a...
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13th Sep
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Is it the company behind the trading name or the trading name which is the contracting party to the contract? Does a trading name have legal capacity...
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13th Sep
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In what order should the execution clause and signature block appear?Written agreements should be signed by the parties and accompanied by an...
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13th Sep
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What is the effect of a corporate signature, particularly by a solicitor’s firm, eg where a letter is signed as ‘Firm A’ as opposed to being signed...
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13th Sep
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 13th Sep
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Is a deed validly executed by a company and a trust if it is only signed once by the same signatory?Deeds are a form of written agreement that may be...
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13th Sep
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Is a force majeure clause enforceable in a business-to-consumer contract because of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Traders seeking to rely on force majeure...
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13th Sep
Precedents
Board minutes approving a proposed commercial agreement[As a header insert company name, company number and date of meeting][Insert name of company]...
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13th Sep
Precedents
Power of attorney for commercial transactions1Appointment and powersWe, [insert name of company] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under...
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13th Sep
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Joint, several, and joint and several liabilityContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by...
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13th Sep
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Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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13th Sep
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9th Sep
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Can a power of attorney lapse or expire or does it last indefinitely? Does it need to be updated or 'refreshed'?Lasting powers of attorneyIn contrast...
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9th Sep
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Certified copy requirements in commercial transactionsThis practice note examines what a certified copy is, when a certified copy is required, who can...
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9th Sep
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Execution formalities—under a power of attorneyThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds by...
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9th Sep
Q&As
Can a person acting under an ordinary power of attorney resign the directorship of the principal who granted the power? The issue in this Q&A is...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Sep
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The role of boilerplateThis Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate...
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8th Sep

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