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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Digital rights managementIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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26th Jul
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An introduction to social mediaIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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25th Jul
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Notice and take-down letter—copyright[Postal address for hosting service provider/host online platform][Date]By registered post and email: [email...
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Produced in partnership with Andy Butcher of Bristows 25th Jul
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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 25th Jul
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Brand protection—what can Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Google and Twitter do to help police and protect brands and content?IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on...
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25th Jul
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Web crawling, indexing, caching and scrapingThis Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property and certain other rights, as well as...
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Produced in partnership with Toby Headdon of Bristows and Hannah Crowther of Bristows 25th Jul
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Defamation and social mediaThe internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs,...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 25th Jul
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Notice and take-down letter—defamationAddress of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client...
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25th Jul
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Influencer agreementThis Agreement is made on [date] (the Effective Date)Parties1[Insert name of company], a company incorporated in [England and...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Jordan and Rob Powell of Bristows LLP 25th Jul
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Portability of online content servicesThis Practice Note considers the rules on the portability of online content services in the internal market. It...
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25th Jul
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Influencer agreements—key issuesThis Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wanting to use influencers for particular social marketing campaigns...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Swain of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 25th Jul
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Mobile app development and data protectionThis Practice Note refers to mobile apps: the software applications that run on mobile devices. Mobile...
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25th Jul
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Online sports gamblingGambling and sport have a long association; indeed people have been betting on sporting events for as long as there have been...
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Produced in partnership with William Deller of Bird & Bird LLP 25th Jul
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Direct marketingThis Practice Note analyses the legal and commercial issues arising out of direct marketing activities. It covers the following:•What...
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25th Jul
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Copyright and online dissemination of snippets of informationIssues to considerThis Practice Note assumes knowledge of, and should be read in...
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25th Jul
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Social media and user-generated contentThis Practice Note examines the legal risks associated with leveraging social media and user-generated content...
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Produced in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs 25th Jul
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Identifying advertisingThe rules applicable to advertising in the UK are found in both legislation and in self-regulatory industry codes of practice....
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25th Jul
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Social media—training materialsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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25th Jul
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Linking on the webThis Practice Note explains the manner in which intellectual property (IP) and other rights apply in the context of linking on the...
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Produced in partnership with Toby Headdon of Bristows 25th Jul
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The Digital Single Market Copyright Directive—Directive (EU) 2019/790This Practice Note examines Directive (EU) 2019/790 of the European Parliament...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton and Lindsey Rigg of AA Thornton 25th Jul

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