IP and IT News

New Guidance on Transfers of Data AbroadOctober 11, 2018

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued new guidance on compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for organisations that transfer data out of...

Agency Law Gives No Recourse to Dumped Software ResellerMay 28, 2018

Under law which originated in the EU, agents of firms have considerable protection if their agency is terminated, and can normally be compensated. This reflects...

Copyright Law Still Applies on the WebMarch 25, 2018

The idea that the Internet is a free-for-all is nothing more than a persistent myth and the consequences of publishing copyright material online without permission...

Copyright Law Still Applies on the WebMarch 25, 2018

The idea that the Internet is a free-for-all is nothing more than a persistent myth and the consequences of publishing copyright material online without permission...

Morrisons Held Vicariously Liable for Rogue Employee’s Data LeakFebruary 27, 2018

In a workplace context, an employer can be found liable for the acts or omissions of its employees, provided it can be shown that they...

Copyright Claim Success Does Not Necessarily Mean VictoryJanuary 25, 2018

When a man copied part of a photograph (showing the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas's head) from a website, he probably had the commonly held (but...

EU Trade Mark ReformsDecember 28, 2017

On 1 October, changes came into effect across the European Union which broaden the range of things for which trade mark protection can be given....

EU Proposes Steady as She Goes on IP RightsNovember 30, 2017

In a knowledge-based economy, the protection of intellectual property is often of existential importance to businesses. With Brexit impending, the protection of such rights across Europe...

X Marks the Spot in IP BattleNovember 16, 2017

Trade marks are jealously protected by their owners. A recent case shows how even seemingly uncontroversial trade marks can be found to infringe existing trade...

Use It or Lose ItNovember 3, 2017

Having a trade mark is all well and good, but a recent case should serve as a reminder that failing to use trade marks may...

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