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Dan Griffin

Posted 16 August 2017
by Dan Griffin .

Will Brexit affect registered trade marks?

The Intellectual Property Office has published its views on how the UK leaving the EU will affect both UK and EU registered trade marks. The UK currently has (broadly) three types of trade mark: Its own national system known as…

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Jill Headford

Posted 11 October 2016
by Jill Headford .

How to detect a phishing email

  Phishing is a problem faced by all businesses with an online presence. It is a particularly sneaky form of fraud in which criminals try to obtain sensitive information from businesses (and individuals) – such as usernames, passwords and bank…

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Jill Headford

Posted 11 April 2016
by Jill Headford .

Free Wi-Fi and Copyright Infringement

Guide to redundancies

In Tobias McFadden v Sony Music Entertainment, the European Court of Justice has rather helpfully decided that businesses which offer free, unsecured (i.e. unprotected by a password) Wi-Fi to the public cannot be held liable for copyright infringement committed by…

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Jill Headford

Posted 2 February 2016
by Jill Headford .

Claim your top level domain

 Top level domain names are the part after the full stop such as co.uk, .gov or .org. The top level domain name is now expanding beyond countries, government departments and organisations into more than 540 individual words such as .shop…

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