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Brexit and Intellectual Property: one month on
Charlotte looks at the impact of Brexit on intellectual property one month on
The Tricky Issue of Joint Authorship in Copyright Works
Where more than one person creates a work, it can be deemed ‘joint authorship’ and each has the same rights as a sole author would.
Influencer Agreements: Six points that a business should consider
Due to the commercial power that influencers have over their followers, businesses are increasingly looking to secure their services.
MP’s to Investigate the ‘Economic Impact’ of Music Streaming
The DCMS announced that an inquiry is to be launched into the economics of the music streaming industry.
Q&A examining information notices and the right to manage
Can section 82 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 enable an RTM company to serve an information notice on a third party?
Copyright Infringement – Link Available Here
If you reproduce someone else’s work in the form of a link, you could fall foul of copyright law.
Trade Mark success for the gymnastics National Governing Body
In a recent case, it was found that UK trade marks for "British Gymnastics, More than a sport" were infringed.
Captain Tom Moore – a positive pandemic trade mark story
Recent applications for various “Tom Moore” marks have been a welcome reminder of the positive stories that emerged from lockdown.
Remote hearings in the COVID-19 era: another new normal?
Charlotte and Simon look at remote hearings in the COVID-19 era
Search and deploy? Search orders and electronic data
Stewart, Rhys and Simon take an in-depth look at search orders and analyse recent developments.
Brand Audits: Is your house in order?
Peter looks at the importance of brand audits and the key things you should consider when completing one.