IP and IT News

Cookie Consent Now RequiredJune 4, 2012

Website operators are reminded that the grace period for achieving compliance with the requirements of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011...

Functionality Not Protected in Computer ProgramsApril 23, 2012

Computer programs have been at the centre of many legal disputes. Although the program itself is subject to the laws of copyright, creating a program...

Beware What You Say on the Web!April 16, 2012

The laws relating to defamation apply equally to material posted on the Internet as they do to articles in newspapers and magazines. It is therefore...

Guidance on Intellectual Property InfringementMarch 23, 2012

If your business infringes the Intellectual Property (IP) rights of others, you could face civil and/or criminal proceedings against you and your business. Employers can...

Internet Sales Ban Breaches Competition LawMarch 7, 2012

A French firm that manufactures cosmetics and requires them to be sold only in a physical space and when a qualified pharmacist is present has...