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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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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing campaigns and...
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Produced in partnership with Grace Guo of Hogan Lovells and Stefaan Meuwissen of Hogan Lovells 9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): in light of the coronavirus crisis, the government has announced temporary measures to support the employed. For more detail...
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8th Apr
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The Video Recordings Act 1984 (VRA 1984) creates a number of offences relating to the possession and supply of unclassified video recordings or...
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1st Apr
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This Practice Note is intended for reference when considering the inclusion of a product or service in a television or radio programme in return for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Jordan and Jacky Morris of Bristows LLP 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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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 25th Mar
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From: [insert name of production company] of [insert address](the ‘Producer’)To: [insert name] of [insert address](‘you’)Date: [date]Dear [insert...
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24th Mar
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This Practice Note is aimed primarily at brands wishing to engage with social media influencers (or other talent) for particular social marketing...
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Produced in partnership with Yvonne Draheim of Hogan Lovells International LLP and Dr. Sabrina Mittelstädt of Hogan Lovells 18th 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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5th Mar
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The precise outcome is difficult to predict, of course, because much will depend on the actual terms of Brexit. Generally, Brexit provides deep...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Mar
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The orphan works problem—backgroundOrphan works are those copyright works where the rights holder is not known or cannot be located and include, by...
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Produced in partnership with Jake Palmer of Bristows 5th Mar
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From:[name]of [address](the Company)To:[name]of [address](the Producer)Dated:[date]Dear [insert organisation name][name of project]This Commissioning...
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3rd Mar
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From: [insert name of individual] of [address]To: [insert name of company] of [address]Dated: [date]Dear [insert organisation name][insert name of...
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2nd Mar
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From:[insert producer] of [insert address]To:[insert contributor] of [insert address]Dated:[insert date]Dear [insert name]We are writing to set out...
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2nd Mar
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, ‘buy out’ refers to a one-off fee rather than repeat fees.In the scenario described, the typical intellectual property...
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26th Feb
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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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26th Feb
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) was passed to ensure the UK’s compliance with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD)...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 24th Feb
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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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22nd Feb
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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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22nd Feb
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The parties agree:From:[insert name of producer]To:[insert name of premises owner]Dated:[insert date]Dear [insert premises owner’s name][insert title...
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