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1 Intellectual property rights indemnity 1.1 The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Introduction to infringementA patent owner has to prove two elements before it can secure an infringement finding (and then an injunction, damages,...
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9th Nov
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IP laws are almost always national in nature. However, there are many conventions and treaties under which nations agree to provide minimum levels of...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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9th Nov
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An intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective route to generating revenue while...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
In order to establish that an unauthorised use or dealing in a product or process amounts to infringement of a patent it is necessary to prove that:•a...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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A director who is in any way, directly or indirectly, interested in:•a proposed transaction or arrangement with the company of which they are a...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners dealing with provisions in the CPR...
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9th Nov

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There is no general obligation in the UK to obtain personal data when providing guest wi-fi access. A provider of wi-fi access should give careful...
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13th Feb
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See News Analysis: LinkedIn’s efforts to stop the bots and in particular:What steps can a website take technically and legally, in the UK, to prevent...
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13th Feb
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What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a web scraping program. Websites are typically coded...
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13th Feb
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Web crawling describes the process in which computer programs (often referred to as ‘bots’, ‘spiders’ or simply ‘web crawlers’) are deployed to scan...
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13th Feb
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Application to cloud service providersThe E-Commerce Directive applies to any ‘information society service’ which is defined as ‘any service normally...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Armstrong of Shoosmiths 13th Feb
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Taking the example of a UK online service provider (operating from a UK data centre), wishing to rely on the caching defence in Article 13 of...
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Produced in partnership with Heidi Hurdle of Fieldfisher 8th Feb
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Linking and copyright protectionWebsite owners and those using the Internet commonly now link either to another website's home page or to a page...
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4th Feb
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Requirements for lawful processing of personal dataAn organisation cannot simply process personal data because it wishes to do so. It can only process...
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29th Jan
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1Consent to terms and conditions—not data processing consent[Insert Terms and conditions you are seeking consent for, eg your T&Cs in relation to the...
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29th Jan
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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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21st Jan
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Address of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client details], on whose instructions we are...
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6th Jan
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All websites/digital platforms should be accessible, especially by people with disabilities. Accessibility is governed by the Equality Act 2010. See...
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24th Dec
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What is an open standard?The term ‘open standard’, in the context of software development, defines a publicly available standard that is developed (or...
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8th Dec
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An application programming interface (API) is a source-code based interface used by applications (more particularly, software components) to...
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29th Nov
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We do not have a disclaimer for use specifically in relation to a mobile application on a smart phone or tablet on Lexis®PSL. However, Precedent:...
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29th Nov
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This Q&A focuses on the position of an application programming interface (API)/website owner wishing to include a provision in its terms and...
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29th Nov
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Website accessibility statements set out how businesses make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Where used, they are typically...
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29th Nov
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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley, Rachel Edwards and Andrew Mills of Shoosmiths DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest...
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27th Sep
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Produced in partnership with JP Buckley, Rachel Edwards and Andrew Mills of Shoosmiths DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest...
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27th Sep
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this...
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27th Sep

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