Following our most recent blog in which we discussed the Court allowing service of a claim via Facebook, another case concerning service has caught our attention.
This week the High Court gave permission for a Claimant in a commercial dispute to serve proceedings on an individual Defendant via Facebook. A County Court has previously allowed service of Court papers in this way but this is the first time such a senior Court has allowed it.
In the next in our series of providing a short overview on the different kinds of IP rights, we are reviewing patents.
Standard Conditions of sale are incorporated into residential property contracts and the new standard conditions of sale were launched on 1 April 2011.
The answer is contained within the Employment Rights Act 1996 (ERA) and depends upon the employee’s entitlement to notice within the contract of employment and whether it is more or less than the employee’s statutory minimum notice entitlement.
The Advertising Standards Authority (“the ASA”), on 1 February, 2012 upheld a complaint made by two hotels against the review website TripAdvisor.
In a recent judgment, decided on paper, the Patents County Court had to decide whether photographs used on a charity website infringed the Claimant photographer’s copyright, and if so, how much to award him in compensation (David Hoffman v Drug Abuse Resistance Education (UK) Limited  EWPCC 2).
Employers who have employees that regularly work overtime can take comfort from the recent EAT decision in the case of Arriva London South Ltd v Nicolaou