Digital and social

View TMT by content type:

Latest TMT News

Featured TMT content

Practice notes
Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the following issues in relation to the development and use of autonomous and connected vehicles (also referred to as...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Lucy McCormick of Henderson Chambers 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 12th Jan
Practice notes
DefencesThere are a number of substantive defences to a defamation claim, the majority of which are now, since the Defamation Act 2013 (DA 2013),...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Precedents
1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Craig Giles of Bird & Bird 12th Jan
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with 5RB 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
Read More >
9th Nov
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
9th Nov

Most recent Digital and social content

Q&As
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...
Read More >
13th Feb
Q&As
Application to cloud service providersThe E-Commerce Directive applies to any ‘information society service’ which is defined as ‘any service normally...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Craig Armstrong of Shoosmiths 13th Feb
Q&As
Filters are a feature often included on social media apps, such as Instagram, Snapchat and TikTok, which enable users to quickly edit an image,...
Read More >
10th Feb
Q&As
Taking the example of a UK online service provider (operating from a UK data centre), wishing to rely on the caching defence in Article 13 of...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Heidi Hurdle of Fieldfisher 8th Feb
Q&As
Advertising is a global business worth about £300 billion annually. Many advertising campaigns now operate internationally and thus the same...
Read More >
3rd Feb
Precedents
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
Read More >
21st Jan
Q&As
The universe is all of space and time and their contents, including galaxies, stars, planets and all other forms of matter and energy. While there is...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with David Hansel of Hansel Henson 8th Jan
Precedents
Address of Website OperatorDear [insert organisation name]Notice and take-down letterWe act for [insert client details], on whose instructions we are...
Read More >
6th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic may impact the ability to serve documents such that a party considers whether to apply for...
Read More >
7th Dec
Q&As
What is Clearcast and what does it do?Broadcasters in the UK need to ensure that any advertisements broadcast by them comply with the Code of...
Read More >
6th Dec
Q&As
What is crowdfunding?Crowdfunding is a way in which people, organisations and businesses (including start-ups) can raise money through online portals...
Read More >
29th Nov
Q&As
Main conceptThe basic premise of crowdfunding is that, rather than targeting a few select investors to finance a project, entrepreneurs instead seek...
Read More >
29th Nov
Q&As
What is the target business? How does IP and IT fit in?•Undertake detailed due diligence to find out what IP and IT the target business has and how it...
Read More >
29th Nov
Q&As
I use social media to advertise—what are the rules?Social media has an incredible reach and can be a very cost-effective way of promoting your goods...
Read More >
29th Nov
Q&As
Why be part of the online community?Social media is à la mode. The social media sites that the majority of businesses use are Facebook, Twitter,...
Read More >
29th Nov
Q&As
Precedent: Individual image release waiving rights in photographs also known as a model release, takes the form of a letter from the subject of...
Read More >
28th Sep

Popular documents