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A key objective of the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU GDPR) is to achieve a level of consistency in relation to...
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19th May
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Rome II—application and interpretationThis Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where...
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19th May
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Investigatory Powers TribunalFor information on the overarching regime for scrunity of the use of powers under the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA...
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19th May
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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. Due to the extensive similarities between the...
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19th May
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Can the board of a co-operative and community benefit society (a registered society) delegate powers to any third party, and can the registered...
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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19th May
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In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
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The internet and, in particular, social media is a high risk area for defamation litigation. Content posted on blogs, internet forums, online...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 19th May
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Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
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Many companies and government bodies (such as HMRC) have been exposed to loss of confidential information and many other breaches of confidentiality...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May
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[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert location]]][Specify division][Specify specialist...
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19th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is the principal cause of action relied on to protect privacy rights, at least against defendants who are...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 19th May
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Privacy law—misuse of private informationThe tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 19th May

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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—practical points on case managementIntroduction to the Intellectual Property Enterprise CourtThe Intellectual...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 13th Jul
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Intellectual property (IP)—new starter guideThis new starter guide provides an introduction to intellectual property (IP) law. It is aimed at trainee...
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9th Jul
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Database right infringementDatabase right is a property right introduced by Directive 96/9/EC (EU Database Directive) in a database where there has...
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2nd Jul
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Legal protection of databases in the UKUK database rightUnder the Withdrawal Agreement (see Article 58), database rights that existed in the UK or EEA...
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17th Jun
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The Football Dataco actions—a case historyFootball DataCo (FD) grants licences to third parties allowing them to reproduce certain intellectual...
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15th Jun
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Database assignment—pro-assignorIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 10th Jun
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Database assignment—pro-assigneeIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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Produced in partnership with Daradjeet Jagpal of Information Law Solutions 10th Jun
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What is the EU law on data scraping from websites?What is scraping?Web scraping is a process by which website data is extracted (ie copied) using a...
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6th Jun
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What is the EU law on screen scraping? Is it permitted? Can a company prevent it from happening? Can that company dictate what happens to the data...
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5th Jun
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What legal considerations arise when a company which has supplied consumer group data to a service provider is asked to disclose that data to the...
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5th Jun
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Quantum, in an intellectual property claim, is often difficult to predict at the time a claim is being issued. What are the practical options for...
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Produced in partnership with Daniel Byrne of AA Thornton 5th Jun
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Will a retention of title clause be effective in relation to a client or customer list?Retention of title clausesThe Encyclopaedia of Forms and...
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5th Jun
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What fees are payable in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in relation to key stages of proceedings?Every case in the Intellectual Property...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 5th Jun
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How do I deal with database extraction and re-utilisation?Protection of investmentA database right in a database is infringed if an alleged infringer...
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5th Jun
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Rights in databases—training materials—practical scenarioIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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5th Jun
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Can a customer list/customer contracts be sold other than through an asset purchase agreement?There are no general property rights in data. There is...
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5th Jun
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What will Brexit mean for the UK’s broadcasting sector? How will Brexit affect the UK if it can no longer rely on the EU’s country of origin...
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Produced in partnership with Shobana Iyer of Swan Chambers 5th Jun
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How will UK copyright law look post-Brexit?Current position:Copyright law in the UK has been harmonised substantially through various EU directives,...
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Produced in partnership with Guy Tritton of Hogarth Chambers 5th Jun
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Valuing IPIntroductionValuation is required at many points in the lifecycle of an intellectual property (IP) asset, and for many different purposes,...
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Produced in partnership with Anne Fairpo 5th Jun

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