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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering the use of ADR as it may...
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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 provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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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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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie Friday 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a particular focus on arbitration under the law of England and...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons LLP 12th Jan
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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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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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What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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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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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolutionThis Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the...
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15th May
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This Practice Note tracks the developments and updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) that relate to the life sciences sector in the EU. For coronavirus...
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27th Apr
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This Practice Note tracks the developments and updates on coronavirus (COVID-19) that relate to the life sciences sector in the UK. For coronavirus...
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26th Apr
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Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government priorities across Europe and beyond.In light of COVID-19 developments and...
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8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
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8th Apr
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While a force majeure certificate from China could not bind the English courts in their determination of whether such an event had occurred for the...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Apr
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
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8th Apr
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Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the expression ‘force majeure’ does not refer to a legal doctrine. Instead, the expression ‘force...
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8th Apr
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There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it must be expressly set out in the contract (ie...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) presents an unprecedented challenge to the global life sciences industry. The UK and EU regulators are working to provide...
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Produced in partnership with Maria Isabel Manley of Sidley Austin, Zina Chatzidimitriadou of Sidley Austin and Sidley Austin 29th Mar
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This Practice Note discusses some of the key considerations and implications for IP practitioners during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It also...
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16th Mar
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IntroductionWe are facing a new life-threatening virus, rapidly spreading on a global scale, for which there is currently no effective treatment or...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Boyle, Bethany Wise and Maria Isabel Manley of Sidley Austin LLP 10th Mar
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Traders seeking to rely on force majeure provisions in their contracts with consumers for delays in performance caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19),...
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