July 2012

Public Procurement and Limitation

30-07-2012 14:55

In Turning Point Ltd v Norfolk County Council [2012] EWHC 2121 (TCC) (26 July 2012) Norfolk County Council (“the Council”) conducted a public procurement process related to a contract for various drug and alcohol treatment services. Turning Point Ltd (“TPL”) was interested in securing this contract and successfully pre-qualified for the tendering process. The tender process was governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).

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Case Law Update: Copyright

23-07-2012 15:35

In the recent case of Celebrity Pictures Limited & Tyson Sadlo v B Hannah Limited [2012] EWPCC 32 the Patents County Court had to decide whether copyright in six photographs of Karren Brady had been infringed.

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Adjudication, set-off and withholding

16-07-2012 11:05

In Squibb Group Ltd v Vertase FLI Ltd [2012] EWHC 1958 (TCC) (10 July 2012) the Technology and Construction Court was asked by the Claimant, Squibb Group Ltd (“Squibb”) to enforce an adjudicator’s award for £167,531.05 against the Defendant, Vertase FLI Ltd (“Vertase”).

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Announcement on new EU-wide Patent

12-07-2012 15:04

On 29 June 2012, it was announced that there is to be a unified European Wide patent, valid in 25 member states and London will host the Court.

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ACAS and the Olympics

05-07-2012 15:25

Need help to minimise disruption and manage staff expectations during the Olympic Games? 

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Settlement Agreement – Case Law Update

02-07-2012 11:52

In Kazeminy v Siddiqi & Others [2012] EWCA Civ 416 (2 April 2012) the Court of Appeal was asked to consider the construction of a settlement agreement entered into between the appellant, Mr Siddiqi, and the respondent, Mr Kazeminy, and the various companies represented by them to settle proceedings between them. 

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