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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
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
Precedents
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
Precedents
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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
Month means a calendar month; Close This is a suggested definition for the term 'month', which...
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9th Nov

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Counterpart agreementsBoth deeds and contracts can be executed in counterparts. A counterpart essentially means a duplicate document. Every party to...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 8th Jan
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It is difficult to envisage any circumstances where a contract would be void or unenforceable for lack of a date. Most contracts are not required to...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 8th Jan
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What is the problem?In an intellectual property (IP) claim, it is often difficult to predict quantum at the time the claim is issued.Why does the...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 8th Jan
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Directive 98/44/EC, the Biotechnology Directive (enacted in Schedule A2 to the Patents Act 1977 (PA 1977)) makes it clear that simply because an...
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Produced in partnership with Ashley Roughton of Ipchambers.eu 8th Jan
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The general duties of an administrator are given in Schedule B1, paragraphs 67 and 68 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA 1986). An administrator shall...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Clarke of RMCSC LTD 8th Jan
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The normal principles of agency apply to solicitors so that, where authorised to do so, a solicitor agent will have the power to bind their client to...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting 8th Jan
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This Q&A explains when it is possible to remedy a mistake made in an executed deed by manuscript amendment and the surrounding issues of which to be...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Holland of Stewarts Law 8th Jan
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The law relating to the recording of conversations between private individuals and the use of those recordings in court proceedings is a developing...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King's Bench Walk 8th Jan
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What is retained EU law?EU law takes effect in the UK through the European Communities Act 1972 (ECA 1972). ECA 1972 will be repealed by section 1 of...
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Produced in partnership with Kieran Laird, Director and Head of Constitutional Affairs of Gowling WLG 8th Jan
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The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the designated competent authority for the regulation of medical devices in the UK....
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Produced in partnership with Peter Feldschreiber, 4 New Square, Lincolns’ Inn 8th Jan
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This Q&A relates to drafting options for jurisdiction clauses which anticipate court litigation in a business-to-business contract.The terms...
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24th Dec
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DataData can be defined as ‘facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis’. There is no basic property right in a piece of data,...
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24th Dec
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Two directives laying down principles and guidelines of good manufacturing practice (GMP) for medicinal products were adopted by the Commission....
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24th Dec
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Personal dataUnder section 1 of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA 1998), 'personal data' is defined as data which relate to a living individual who...
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24th Dec
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Assuming no clear commitment was made to provide free post trial access to the trial medicine in the patient informed consent forms (ICFs) used in the...
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24th Dec
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In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), SI 2015/102.How does Brexit...
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24th Dec
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Article 23(2) of Directive 2001/83/EC (consolidated version 26.07.2019), the Pharmaceutical Code requires the marketing authorisation holder (MAH) to...
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