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Lexis®PSL TMT is an online practical guidance product for contentious and non-contentious lawyers dealing with technology, media and telecommunications matters.

Our content is written and structured to cover core TMT topics such as Outsourcing, Software, Defamation and Publishing whilst also providing analysis on cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and drones.

Our Practice Notes set out key principles supported by relevant authority and links through to in-depth commentary and underlying sources in Lexis®Library, all of which are designed to speed up the task of advising on these fast-moving areas of law.

LexisPSL TMT is supported by an in-house legal team with extensive experience in practice and dedicated to producing content specifically for busy practitioners. This experience, combined with extensive customer research, has shaped our practical guidance on TMT issues. We have built and continue to develop our product with the assistance of leading experts in the field.

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the tort of malicious falsehood. Unlike a claim for defamation, there is no requirement in a claim for...
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Produced in partnership with 5RB 4th May
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What is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society (previously known as industrial and provident...
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4th May
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This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving rise to damage, where such events occurred on or before IP...
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4th May
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When does the concept of apparent or ostensible authority arise?In the context of contract law, 'authority' is the power an agent has to affect the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note describes and explains the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) process and covers:•Application of the UDRP•Purpose...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Taylor of Oxford Information Labs 4th 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 4th May
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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...
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Produced in partnership with JJ Shaw of Lewis Silkin LLP, Alex Kelham of Lewis Silkin LLP and Rob Meredith CTA of PKF Francis Clark 4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Alexis Hawkes of BBC IP Legal 4th May
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Sharpe of Orange Business Services 4th May
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Although its popularity has declined in recent years in favour of permissive licences such as MIT, a significant amount of software remains licensed...
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4th May
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1 Set-off permitted by either party Each party may set off any amount that the other party owes it under this agreement[ or...
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4th May
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This Practice Note examines the law and regulation that applies to operating prize promotions, including prize competitions and free prize draws. It...
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4th May
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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB 4th May
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The tort of misuse of private information is focused on ‘the protection of human autonomy and dignity—the right to control the dissemination of...
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Produced in partnership with Ben Gallop and Lily Walker-Parr of 5RB and Daniel Bishop 4th May

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IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note introduces outsourcing deals and covers the following aspects of the life cycle of the typical outsourcing transaction, primarily...
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Produced in partnership with Bristows LLP 29th Jan
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Most outsourcing contracts will contain a range of mechanisms intended to incentivise suppliers by either punishing poor performance, or rewarding...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Edwards of Bird & Bird 29th Jan
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Outsourcing agreements are normally long term, complex, high-value arrangements for services which are critically important to the customer’s...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Williamson of Bird & Bird 29th Jan
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This Practice Note on data protection and business-to-business cloud computing, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS)...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note identifies and explains key legal and practical issues relevant to the termination of an IT outsourcing engagement and the...
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29th Jan
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Introduction Outsourcing involves a transfer of functions from a customer to a supplier and can lead the customer to lose detailed knowledge relating...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher LLP 29th Jan
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Project Name: [insert]Project Details: [insert]Project Manager: [insert]Start Date: [insert]Completion Date: [insert]1Document and Stakeholder...
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Produced in partnership with Paul O’Hare, Partner and Chris Hill, Associate of Kemp Little 29th Jan
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chile; China; Colombia;...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note explores issues and best practice relating to the sharing of personal data between controllers (including joint controllers and...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note primarily addresses the UK data protection laws where a processor will process personal data on behalf of a controller in a...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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29th Jan
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This Practice Note primarily addresses the UK data protection laws.On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the...
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Produced in partnership with Marina Paul 29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the general...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered a Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note introduces the approach to...
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29th Jan
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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. Given the extensive data flows between the EEA and UK, equivalent EEA data...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and entered the Brexit implementation period. This Practice Note provides a high-level...
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29th Jan
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For the purposes of this Q&A we have focused on the transparency obligations under Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the General Data Protection Regulation...
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29th Jan
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This Q&A looks at the impact of Brexit on cross-border transfers of personal data involving the UK and EEA, under the General Data Protection...
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