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Intellectual Property Rights (‘IPRs’) enable their owner to exclude third parties from use of the relevant protected subject matter. Excluding, or...
Produced in partnership with Bristows 21st Apr
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This Practice Note explains the implications of IP completion day in relation to contract breach and remedies. The implementation period put in place...
21st Apr
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This Practice Note discusses the role and importance of the boilerplate clauses in an agreement. It identifies the boilerplate clauses that most...
21st Apr
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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the...
21st Apr
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Updated in March 2021IntroductionThe business environmentForming a companyBeneficial ownershipFinancing a companyOpening a branch officeOpening a bank...
Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edgelow of Vedder Price 21st Apr
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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...
Produced in partnership with John Fuszard of Sagars Accountants Ltd 21st Apr
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As with other commercial arrangements, 'franchise agreements' are potentially subject to EU and Member State competition law requirements (in...
21st Apr
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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
21st Apr
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the business to business (B2B) e-commerce sector and covers:•the meaning of ‘e-commerce’•the role of...
21st Apr
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer bound by the Rome Convention, as a matter of international...
20th Apr
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 20th Apr
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Many contracts contain dispute resolution clauses. Sometimes these are straightforward clauses simply providing for litigation or perhaps arbitration...
20th Apr
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Licensing IP rights—introductionDrafting IP licences can raise a number of commercial and legal issues, which are often complex and lead to much...
Produced in partnership with Adam Coughlin of Bristows and Claire Smith of Bristows 20th Apr
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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...
20th Apr
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
20th Apr
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Commercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as an attorney on behalf of another person and...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited partnerships formed under the Limited...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note contains Q&As relating to practical execution issues relevant to specific entities, in particular:•Individuals •Companies,...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for partnerships.AuthorityA partner in a partnership...
20th Apr
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This Practice Note provides practical guidance on proper execution of simple contracts and deeds for limited liability partnerships (LLPs).The...
20th Apr

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