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Intellectual property and retained EU law

Posted on 04th February 2021 in Intellectual Property

One of the biggest and most controversial changes to the law of intellectual property disputes concerns the power of UK courts to depart from EU case law.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Protecting digital assets and personal information

Posted on 18th December 2020 in Intellectual Property, Later Life Planning

The value of our online lives is becoming immeasurable, yet not many people are recording or protecting their digital assets just like their physical ones.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Are emails to customers about coronavirus a marketing communication?

Posted on 08th April 2020 in Intellectual Property, Coronavirus Pandemic

Businesses justifiably want to let people know that they are still open. However, an email to their entire database should be viewed with caution because it risks breaking the law on email marketing.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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GDPR after Brexit

Posted on 27th February 2020 in Intellectual Property

Post Brexit and during the transition period of the withdrawal agreement the GDPR will continue to apply in the UK.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Guide to negotiating software as a service contracts

Posted on 21st February 2020 in Intellectual Property

There are a number of important considerations for the customer buying access to the software when entering into a SaaS agreement.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Cloud computing and GDPR requirements

Posted on 18th February 2020 in Intellectual Property

Using cloud computing for services such as HR, backup and customer relationship management (CRM) is becoming increasingly common but before selecting a provider it is vital to ensure the service complies with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR).

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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How to challenge a registered trade mark

Posted on 27th January 2020 in Intellectual Property

Trade mark registrations are not immune to challenge. Missing the opportunity to oppose an application for a trade mark before it is registered does not mean it is too late to take action because even after registration it can still be possible to cancel or have a registered trade mark declared invalid.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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What is law on CCTV for holiday parks?

Posted on 25th September 2019 in Parks, Intellectual Property

In this article, we break down what you need to know about CCTV laws for holidays & residential parks.

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Paul Kelly

Partner and Solicitor

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Guide to Amazon Brand Registry

Posted on 31st October 2018 in Intellectual Property

Amazon Brand Registry was established to provide additional powers to prevent your competitors selling products using a similar name on Amazon.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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Guide to using online images

Posted on 04th July 2018 in Intellectual Property

Using images online without permission is not as prevalent as you might think, purely because the law offers image owners substantial protection against theft, unauthorised use, or copyright infringement.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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What are my rights if my idea or product has been stolen?

Posted on 28th February 2018 in Intellectual Property

The definition of intellectual property is ‘any type of intangible property that is a result of creativity’.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor

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How to oppose a trade mark application

Posted on 08th January 2018 in Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Office will usually send the owner of a registered trade mark a letter giving notice that an application has been received for the registration of a similar trade mark.

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Jill Headford

Partner and Solicitor