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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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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
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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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Introduction to political advertisingPolitical advertising is dealt with differently to other forms of advertising. It is particularly topical because...
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10th May
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BackgroundThis Practice Note sets out the main legal and regulatory issues to consider when planning and approving a print advertising campaign....
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6th 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 Sarah Hadland of S.H. & Associates 6th May
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This Practice Note considers the law and practice applicable to food advertising to consumers, including:•Regulatory regime overview•General...
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6th May
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Many businesses wish to promote their goods or services by reference to those of a competitor to gain a commercial advantage. For example, a business...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Jordan of Bristows and Timothy Heaps of Bristows 6th May
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This Practice Note summarises the key issues to consider when indicating prices and making price promises and other price claims in the UK, including...
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6th 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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6th 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 Penningtons Manches Cooper 6th May
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This Practice Note summarises the principal controls surrounding the use of environmental claims in advertising and covers the following key...
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Produced in partnership with Sonal Patel of Fieldfisher and David Bond of Fieldfisher 20th Apr
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This Practice Note examines the advertising of goods or services in certain sectors which have sector-specific rules imposed by regulatory bodies,...
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19th Apr
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This Practice Note focuses on gambling-specific rules for advertising:•Key provisions•Gambling Act 2005•CAP and BCAP Codes•Children•Free bets and...
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19th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Brazil; Canada; France; Hong Kong; India; Japan; Russia;...
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9th 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...
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9th Apr
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Statutory framework for advertisement controlThe advertisement control system in England and Wales is part of the planning control system. In England,...
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8th Apr
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This Agreement is made on [date] (the Effective Date)Parties1[Insert name of company], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Jordan and Rob Powell of Bristows LLP 8th Apr
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Law and guidance on BPR 2008This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note introduces the laws and regulations governing advertising in general and covers:•Regulatory regime overview•Non-broadcast...
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25th Mar
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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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12th Mar
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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015 (the...
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10th Mar
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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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