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Sport has become a big business. It is now widely recognised not only as a pastime or recreation but as an industry in its own right. However, as a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Giles of Bird & Bird 12th Jan
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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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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
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DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as...
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Produced in partnership with Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 12th Jan
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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 has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz Williams and Kushal Gandhi of CMS.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under...
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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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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes: Privacy law—misuse of private information and Privacy law—remedies.Coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 12th Jan
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This Practice Note covers the considerations to be taken into account before drafting a Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) complaint...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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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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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 13th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 13th Jan
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Football DataCo (FD) grants licenses to third parties allowing them to reproduce certain intellectual property such as fixture lists and statistics...
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13th Jan
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BackgroundThe Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is a specialist list of the Intellectual Property List (Chancery Division) which is...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 13th Jan
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo of Temple Tax Chambers 13th 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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Every case in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is different, including subject matter, complexity, and value. For that reason, it is...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 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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Current position:Copyright law in the UK has been harmonised substantially through various EU directives, but is less harmonised than other areas of...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 8th Jan
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The precise outcome is difficult to predict, of course, because much will depend on the actual terms of Brexit. Generally, Brexit provides deep...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 8th Jan
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What IP rights are there?Most businesses will be familiar with the main IP rights of trade marks, patents, design rights and copyright. However, many...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 8th Jan
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There are no general property rights in data. There is an exception, however, where the data is capable of attracting copyright or database right...
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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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How may a customer list or a database be transferred?There are no general property rights in data. There is an exception, however, where the data is...
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24th Dec
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What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a web scraping program. Websites are typically coded...
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24th Dec
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Protection of investmentA database right in a database is infringed if an alleged infringer extracts or re-utilises all or a substantial part of its...
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24th Dec
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For the purpose of answering this Q&A, we have assumed:•the question refers to a database (or part of a database) that may include personal data for...
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29th Nov
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Basic conceptMost people are familiar enough with the idea that owning tangible property, such as a car or some land, carries with it some rights,...
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29th Nov
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See News Analysis: LinkedIn’s efforts to stop the bots and in particular:What steps can a website take technically and legally, in the UK, to prevent...
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