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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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9th Nov

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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 6th May
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The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988) gives the copyright owner exclusive rights in the UK to carry out various acts in relation to...
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6th May
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When parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise about the ownership of any resulting IP.Joint...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 6th May
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What is film finance?Films are expensive to make and costs arise during filming and marketing before proceeds are generated from screenings. Film...
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Produced in partnership with CMS 30th Apr
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Waiver of moral rightsTo: [insert name of party] of [address] ('you', 'your')From: [insert name of party] of [address] ('we', 'us')Date: [date]Dear...
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22nd Apr
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What is a television formatA television format is a concept or idea for a television programme or series of programmes presented in a particular way...
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Produced in partnership with Katrien Roos of Harbottle & Lewis 20th Apr
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Based on statistics of a global research, Turkey is among the 15 countries with the greatest time spent on using the internet and social media usage....
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Produced in partnership with Baran Güney of Gün + Partners and Hande Hançar of Gün + Partners 19th Apr
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[To be set out on client’s headed notepaper or with client’s logo]Status determination statementThis is a status determination statement, provided in...
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16th Apr
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The off-payroll IR35 regime broadly applies where:•from 6 April 2017, a public authority, and•from 6 April 2021, a private sector entity (other than...
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15th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Brazil; China; Egypt; European Union; Greece; Ireland; Italy; Japan;...
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9th Apr
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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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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Produced in partnership with Craig Giles of Bird & Bird 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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Produced in partnership with Tom Ohta of BT and Toby Headdon, Faye Harrison and Harry Taylor of Bristows LLP 9th Apr
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Film tax relief was introduced in 2007 under the Finance Act 2006 with the aim of incentivising investment in UK productions. Since the relief was...
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Produced in partnership with Latham & Watkins 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wanting to use influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing campaigns and advertising...
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Produced in partnership with Christiane C. Kinney and Heidy Vaquerano of Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin LLP 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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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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Competition and diversity in media and communications are fundamental to a competitive economy and healthy democracy. The application of competition...
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Produced in partnership with Professor Suzanne Rab of Serle Court 9th Apr
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with influencers for social marketing campaigns and advertising activities in...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Reis of DLA Piper 9th Apr

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