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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...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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Can the opt-in box for acceptance of website terms and conditions, acceptance of its privacy policy and consent to receiving email marketing be...
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16th Aug
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What is the EU law on screen scraping? Is it permitted? Can a company prevent it from happening? Can that company dictate what happens to the data...
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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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What do I need to know about ICANN's new gTLD program?What is happening?The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) oversees...
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16th Aug
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When is it lawful to link to other websites?Linking and copyright protectionWebsite owners and those using the Internet commonly now link either to...
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16th Aug
Precedents
Notice and take-down letter—defamationAddress of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client...
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16th Aug
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Website hosting agreement—pro-customerThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of supplier], a company incorporated in [England and Wales]...
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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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Letter of claim—abusive domain name registration (UDRP)[date]Sent via [recorded delivery] [email] to [insert Registrant’s email address][Registrant’s...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Haywood of Ashfords 16th Aug
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Website content licence—pro-licensorThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of licensor], a company incorporated in [England and Wales]...
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Produced in partnership with David Deakin of Deakin Legal Limited 16th Aug
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Website development agreement—long formThis Agreement is made on [insert date] (the Commencement Date) between the following parties (each a ‘party’...
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16th Aug
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Website content licence—pro-licenseeThis Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of licensor], a company incorporated in [England and Wales]...
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Produced in partnership with David Deakin of Deakin Legal Limited 16th Aug
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DRS complaint1Rights in the domain nameAccording to [a WHOIS search conducted on [date of Nominet WHOIS search] OR Nominet’s response to a data...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Haywood of Ashfords 16th Aug
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UDRP complaint[IMPORTANT NOTE][This guide refers to the model complaint provided by WIPO (https://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/complainant/) in...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Haywood of Ashfords 16th Aug
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Linking policyHyperlinking to us[You may not provide a link to our website without our express written consent. If you wish to provide a link to our...
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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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Domain name disputes—training materialsThese training materials are template PowerPoint slides which can be used as the basis of a presentation on...
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16th Aug
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URS ComplaintThe domain name is [identical OR confusingly similar] to a word mark for which Complainant holds valid national or regional...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Haywood of Ashfords 16th Aug
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Alternative wording for cookies notice1Wording for website terms and conditions—Cookies and other information-gathering technologies1.1We use...
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16th Aug

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