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This Practice Note considers alternative methods of service and alternative places for service for court documents. The relevant provisions are set out in CPR 6.15 (claim...

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This practice note describes briefly different types of social media services and websites and explains the key risks associated with social media for organisations,...

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Some of the world's most visited sites such as eBay, Alibaba, Facebook and Twitter have faced criticism from some brand owners for their failure to police IP...

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Issues to consider This Practice Note assumes knowledge of, and should be read in conjunction with, the following Practice Notes: • Copyright—subsistence and...

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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 newspaper comment sections...

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This Practice Note explains the legal and practical issues relevant to digital rights management and discusses the extent to which technical devices and other protection...

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This Practice Note analyses the legal and commercial issues arising out of direct marketing activities. It covers the following: • What is direct marketing? • Regulatory...

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The rules applicable to advertising in the UK are found in both legislation and in self-regulatory industry codes of practice. A key principle is that advertising must be...

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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wanting to use influencers for particular social marketing campaigns and advertising promotions. It is intended to give an...

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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 links to other...

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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 regard to the perspective...

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This Practice Note refers to mobile apps: the software applications that run on mobile devices. Mobile devices include mobile phones, tablets, smart watches and other...

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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 on. In recent years,...

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This Practice Note considers the rules on the portability of online content services in the internal market. It covers: • Background • The mandatory portability...

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This Practice Note examines the legal risks associated with leveraging social media and user-generated content (UGC) and provides practical guidance as to how parties...

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Insolvency and restructuring professionals have grown up in an environment where they have generally confined communication (both internal and external) to what is...

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This Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and certain other rights, as well as data protection obligations, apply in the context of web...

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