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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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19th May
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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19th May
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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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19th May
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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19th May
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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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 19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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 Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 19th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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19th May

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Mobile app end-user licence agreement (EULA)—genericWe are [app provider’s name and address], the creators of [app name] (referred to below as the...
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17th Aug
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Do you have a disclaimer which deals with the use of a mobile application?We do not have a disclaimer for use specifically in relation to a mobile...
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16th Aug
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Does the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977 apply to business-to-business contracts and to what extent might it restrict a contract term permitting...
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16th Aug
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Q&A: What should I ask about the IP and IT when buying a non-IT business?What is the target business? How does IP and IT fit in?•Undertake detailed...
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16th Aug
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What is an API?An application programming interface (API) is a source-code based interface used by applications (more particularly, software...
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16th Aug
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To what extent does the E-Commerce Directive (Council Directive 2000/31/EC) apply to cloud service providers and what are the practical implications...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Armstrong of Shoosmiths 16th Aug
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What is an open standard and who are the main bodies responsible for publishing open standards relevant to the internet of things?What is an open...
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16th Aug
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Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) agreementThis Agreement is made on [insert date] Parties1[insert supplier name] a company incorporated in England...
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16th Aug
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Software as a service (SaaS) agreement—acceptable use policy—pro-supplierThis current consolidated Acceptable Use Policy was published on [insert...
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16th Aug
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Which laws and regulations govern health care apps (mHealth)?Regulation as a medical deviceAn app may, depending on the specific characteristics and...
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16th Aug
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Transitional services agreement—intra-group reorganisationThis Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20 [insert year]Parties1[Insert name of...
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12th Aug
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Security requirements for mobile paymentsIntroductionThis Practice Note outlines the key legal issues regarding security faced by mobile payment...
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Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam of DLA Piper 11th Aug
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ADR in the Technology and Construction CourtThis Practice Note examines the involvement of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in alternative...
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11th Aug
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What are ISO and BSI standards and which standards should be included in outsourcing agreements?What are ISO standards?The International Organization...
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11th Aug
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To what extent can a group company bind its affiliates by including them in the party definition?In approaching this, the steps to consider are as...
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11th Aug
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What will the impact of the end of the Brexit transition period be on the export controls applicable to ‘dual-use’ software?The export of certain...
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Produced in partnership with Roger Bickerstaff of Bird & Bird 11th Aug
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Resale of second-hand softwareIP COMPLETION DAY: The Brexit transition period ended at 11pm on 31 December 2020. At this time (referred to in UK law...
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Produced in partnership with Robin Fry of Memery Crystal 11th Aug
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Software as a service (SaaS) evaluation terms—pro-supplierThese current consolidated terms were published on [insert date]. For previous versions, see...
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10th Aug
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Software as a service (SaaS) agreement—order form—pro-supplierPlease read this Order Form and our Agreement carefully before proceeding. Our Agreement...
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10th Aug

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