The following EU Law news provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on The proposed EU Data Act and the sui generis database right
The following IP news provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Trade mark infringement on the internet (Lifestyle v Amazon)
Acquired registrations–Court of Appeal rules on defence of use of an earlier registered trade mark pre-dating claimant’s registration (ABP Technology v Voyetra Turtle Beach–STEALTH)
The following IP news provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on IP weekly highlights—12 May 2022
Introduction to revocation of patentsPatents may be revoked, that is, taken off the register of patents, if it is decided that they are invalid in...
Copyright infringement—remediesThis Practice Note covers the remedies available for copyright infringement.The remedies available in cases of...
Intellectual property rights indemnity
The Supplier shall defend the Customer against any third party claim that...
Exploiting intellectual property rightsIP rights are only valuable if they make money for the business. Even if they are used in the business, a...
MedcoSTOP PRESS: A new RTA small claims protocol for whiplash claims comes into effect for accidents occurring on or after 31 May 2021. The small claims track limit for personal injury claims arising from an RTA is increased to £5000 in respect of general damages for pain, suffering and loss of
Arbitration agreements—definition, purpose and interpretationThis Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international
AffrayAffray is an offence created by the Public Order Act 1986 (POA 1986). It can be tried in either the magistrates’ court or the Crown Court. The magistrates’ court may decline jurisdiction where for example in cases involving a weapon/throwing objects, or conduct that causes serious
Tort—the different types of tortThis Practice Note identifies the main torts (bar negligence and nuisance, which are covered elsewhere in our related content) and their key characteristics. Specifically:•trespass to land•trespass to the person•privacy/defamation•liability for animals•employers'
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