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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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For details on formalities for the formation of deeds, see Practice Note: Executing documents—deeds and simple contracts.Generally, a failure to...
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15th Feb
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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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15th Feb
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There is no specific requirement, eg under section 203 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 for a settlement agreement to be entered into as a deed. For...
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15th Feb
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A deed has four key requirements:•in writing (established in Goddard's Case (1584) 2 Co Rep 4b, 3 Leon 100 (not reported by LexisNexis®; section 1(1)...
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15th Feb
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This question envisages a written agreement, which contains, in a schedule, the form of a further agreement, which the parties may sign on some future...
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This Q&A refers to an agreement/clause dealing with announcements and press releases or an agreement/clause dealing with promotional...
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) sets out how companies incorporated in England and Wales or Northern Ireland may enter into and execute a deed. The...
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15th Feb
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What is boilerplate?Boilerplate clauses deal with the mechanics of how the agreement works. As a boilerplate clause will deal with issues such as the...
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15th Feb
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In approaching this, the steps to consider are as follows:•are the affiliates made party to the agreement by incorporating them in the definition?•if...
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15th Feb
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DeliveryUnder section 1(2) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, a deed must be:•in writing•clear on its face that it is...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Maidment of HRC Law 15th Feb
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This Q&A focuses on whether a dispute resolution clause is binding between the parties in the event of a breach of contract leading to...
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A power of attorney is a document that is entered into as a deed under which one party (known as the donor) grants to the other party (known as the...
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For the purpose of this Q&A, we assume that a laser seal is a method of application of a purported seal.Where a company has a seal and it is being...
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The requirements of a deed are set out under section 1 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (LP(MP)A 1989). To be a deed, an...
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15th Feb
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As noted in Practice Note: Forming enforceable contracts—authority, section 43 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) provides that the following have...
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15th Feb
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Signed or executed as a deedThe wording of section 1(2) of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 (LP(MP)A 1989) confirms that an...
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