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EU Trade Marks and Brexit

22 March 2018

Like many aspects of Brexit, the future remains uncertain. Commercial common sense dictates that in the world of intellectual property, like many other areas, agreement will need to be reached between the UK and EU which preserves the ability to trade and conduct commercial relations on a continuing basis. However, in the absence of agreement with Brussels, there are no guarantees.

Brexit and Intellectual Property

02 November 2017

As with many areas of law and regulation in the UK, the current intellectual property regime is heavily regulated by European legislation. Brexit will have a significant impact on this area over the coming years and some changes will be significant. Businesses will need to take steps to ensure protection of their intellectual property rights, particularly in those areas most affected by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

Websites - Look before you leap...

22 December 2016

Does your business have an online e-commerce platform or marketing website or are you in the process of developing a new website? Despite the ubiquity of the internet, we see a surprising number of issues arising from businesses launching or redeveloping their websites without obtaining adequate advice about domain names, intellectual property and data protection.

Cake or Death? - Data Protection Monetary Penalties

11 December 2013

With the Upper Tribunal suggesting that seeking a discount on a data protection monetary penalty notice and still appealing was to have the cake and eat it too, Paul Motion and Laura Irvine ask how you can lose the right to appeal a £500,000 data fine.

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