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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Managing a breach of confidentiality or information securityMany companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of...
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5th Jun
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Are there any cases which involve a breach of the equitable duty of confidence by a lender that is not a bank?For general information on the equitable...
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5th Jun
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To what extent is it possible to ‘own’ data and what can you do to protect the rights arising in relation to data that is in your possession or...
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5th Jun
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When negotiating an NDA with a potential business partner which operates via two trading entities, which entity should be a party to the NDA?This Q&A...
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5th Jun
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DeepfakesThis Practice Note considers the following legal issues, technical information and applications of deepfakes:•What is a deepfake?•How...
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Produced in partnership with Kelsey Farish of DAC Beachcroft 5th Jun
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When negotiating an NDA, does the choice of jurisdiction have to be in the recipient’s interests or can the disclosing party choose it?As a matter of...
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5th Jun
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Image rights—protection, exploitation and taxationAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with...
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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 5th Jun
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Quantum, in an intellectual property claim, is often difficult to predict at the time a claim is being issued. What are the practical options for...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 5th Jun
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Do you have a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for use with a consultant?Our Consultancy services—overview contains general information on consultancy...
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5th Jun
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Practical steps to protect or obtain access to confidential informationThis Practice Note supplements Practice Note: Trade secrets and confidential...
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5th Jun
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Pre-Action Protocol on Media and Communications ClaimsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with David Hirst of 5RB 5th Jun
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Trade secrets and confidential information—protection and enforcementThis Practice Note sets out the protection available for trade secrets and...
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Produced in partnership with William Smith of Bird & Bird LLP 5th Jun
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Confidential information, privacy and injunctionsWhile there are other remedies available to claimants in breach of confidence cases, an injunction...
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5th Jun
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Confidential information and trade secrets in employmentIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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Produced in partnership with Ruaraidh Fitzpatrick of Cloisters 5th Jun
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Confidentiality letter—one-way—pro-discloser[insert address of sender]Our ref: [insert reference]Your ref: [insert reference][insert address of...
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5th Jun
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Confidentiality letter—mutual[insert address of sender]Our ref: [insert reference]Your ref: [insert reference][Insert address of recipient]Date:...
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5th Jun
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Confidentiality agreement—corporate joint ventureThis Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20[insert year]Parties1[insert name of first...
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5th Jun
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Confidentiality agreement—one-way—pro-recipientThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of party] [of [insert address] OR a company...
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