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This new starter guide provides an introduction to intellectual property (IP) law. It is aimed at trainee solicitors and those who are new to IP as a...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides guidance on legal issues arising from the commercial use of photographs. Photographs are central to many commercial...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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The registration of a trade mark gives the owner the exclusive right to prevent others from using that mark without their consent. It is important...
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CategorisationCopyright is the exclusive right to do, and authorise others to do, certain acts in relation to copyright works. Copyright works have...
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Qualifying for copyright protectionCopyright recognises the intellectual creation of an author when a work is created. The law is set out mainly in...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) defines the author of a work as the person who created it. The author as creator is not always...
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25th Sep
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This new starter guide provides an introduction to copyright law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous...
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25th Sep
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting intellectual...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note is intended for commercial lawyers not specialised in IP. It provides an introduction to copyright and associated rights covering:...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to trade marks, ie:•what is a trade mark?•registering a trade mark•dealing with trade marks in...
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25th Sep
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or...
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25th Sep
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What is know-how?‘Know-how’ is technical or practical knowledge resulting from research or experience and usually relates to the way something is...
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25th Sep
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Passing off is a common law tort which protects rights that are not capable of registration or are difficult to register as trade marks (eg colours,...
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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25th Sep
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Gambling and sport have a long association; indeed people have been betting on sporting events for as long as there have been sporting events to bet...
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25th Sep
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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25th Sep
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BackgroundThe ability to block websites is within the power of the internet service providers (ISPs) who provide the service of connecting users to...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and other rights apply in the context of linking on the web, with specific...
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Produced in partnership with Toby Headdon of Bristows 25th Sep
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This Practice Note provides a guidance on WHOIS and covers:•What is WHOIS?•Frequently used terminology•Implications of the GDPR for WHOIS•The anatomy...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note covers the transfer of .com and other generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) names and supports the Precedent: gTLD domain name transfer...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note looks at the main legal and commercial issues when engaging a third party to design and build a new website.It covers:•Website...
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25th Sep
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This new starter guide provides an introduction to copyright law. It focuses on highlighting the basic principles that apply and includes numerous...
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25th Sep
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Issues to considerThis Practice Note assumes knowledge of, and should be read in conjunction with, the following Practice Notes:•Copyright—subsistence...
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25th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note provides information on the Digital Economy Act 2010 and early s 97A website blocking. This Practice Note is for...
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26th Sep
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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 and Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP 26th Sep
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To protect your own interests you must read and understand the following important rules before using the bulletin board. If you are uncertain as to...
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26th Sep
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1Wording for website terms and conditions—Cookies and other information-gathering technologies1.1We use necessary cookies to make our site work....
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26th Sep
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This Agreement is made on [date] (the Effective Date)Parties1[Insert name of company], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number...
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1Introduction1.1The Company understands that the internet and social media platforms are increasingly used as a means of communication both at work...
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26th Sep
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Hyperlinking to us[You may not provide a link to our website without our express written consent. If you wish to provide a link to our website, please...
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26th Sep
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This Agreement is made on [insert date]PARTIES1[insert name], a company incorporated in England and Wales, whose registered number is [insert company...
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26th Sep
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1About our terms1.1These terms and conditions of use (Terms) explain how you may use this website and any of its content (Site). These Terms apply...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Wilmot and Sapna Desai of Russell-Cooke Solicitors 26th Sep
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This Agreement is made on [date]PARTIES1[insert name], a company incorporated in England and Wales, whose registered number is [insert company number]...
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