January 2014

Data Protection guidance for the media

30-01-2014 11:00

The Information Commissioner’s Office (the ICO) has announced a consultation on draft new guidance on Data Protection issues for the press. 

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UNODC launches worldwide campaign about counterfeit products

27-01-2014 11:50

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has launched a campaign to warn consumers about the potential effects of buying counterfeit products.

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Commercial Litigation: Did you know…?

23-01-2014 14:10

Did you know that the Court requires parties to a dispute to try and resolve it as cost effectively and quickly as possibly before issuing proceedings or some time before trial? 

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Intellectual Property: Did you know…?

20-01-2014 11:19

You may well know that if you have a registered trade mark you are entitled to use the ® symbol to show everyone else that you have that mark registered.

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“Orphan Works” Consultation: The IPO wants your views

16-01-2014 12:04

The Intellectual Property Office (the IPO) has launched a consultation on legislation concerning what are known in copyright terms as “Orphan Works”.

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Nominet announces .cymru and .wales domain names

13-01-2014 11:11

We have previously reported on the new .London domain name which is coming into existence in 2014, along with the shorter .uk domain name announced by Nominet in November last year.

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Doctor, doctor…tell me the law…

09-01-2014 09:47

“The management of sickness absence must be adjusted
for disabled employees unless I did not know the employee was disabled,
right?!”  

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Intellectual Property Law: Did you know…?

06-01-2014 16:24

Did
you know that a patent, if successfully granted, provides the owner of the
patent a monopoly in the invention it covers for up to 20 years?

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Information Commissioner’s Office guidance on the use and development of “apps”

02-01-2014 15:37

The Information Commissioner’s Office has devised some guidance for developers of “apps” so that they look after consumers’ personal information correctly.

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