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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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Co-operative and community benefit societiesWhat is a co-operative or community benefit society?A co-operative society or community benefit society...
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Information society services and e-commerceIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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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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Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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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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CE-File—introduction to electronic filing in the Rolls Building and other courtsThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and...
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Claiming damages—tort and contract claims comparedThis Practice Note serves as a quick reference guide for practitioners comparing the law of damages...
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Rome Convention—introduction and interpretation [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The UK is no longer...
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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 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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For the purposes of copyright law the term 'film' means a recording, on any medium, from which a moving image may by any means be produced. A...
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Produced in partnership with Greg Ruback of Bristows and Jake Palmer of Bristows 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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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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19th 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 19th 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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19th May

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To what extent is it possible to ‘own’ data and what can you do to protect the rights arising in relation to data that is in your possession or...
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5th Jun
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How may a customer list or a database be transferred? How can copyright in design works be transferred?How may a customer list or a database be...
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5th Jun
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What issues should be covered in a response to a cease and desist letter relating to infringement of IP rights?You may find the following Practice...
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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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What are the key practical issues for a business to consider when exploiting its intellectual property rights?What IP rights are there?Most businesses...
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Produced in partnership with Robert Cumming of Appleyard Lee 5th Jun
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IP—new starter databases guideIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered...
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5th Jun
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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court—costs capping in practiceBackgroundThe Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) is a specialist list of...
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Produced in partnership with Angela Fox of Maucher Jenkins 5th Jun
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What are IP rights?Basic conceptMost people are familiar enough with the idea that owning tangible property, such as a car or some land, carries with...
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5th Jun
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Database right—permitted acts and remediesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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5th Jun
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How do I start infringement proceedings?If starting infringement proceedings is not your day job, the following points may help reduce exposure to...
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5th Jun
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Selling or licensing a databaseThis is the effect of regulation 23 of the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (CRD 1997). CRD 1997 were...
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Produced in partnership with Henry Edwards of 8 New Square 5th Jun
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Joint ownership of intellectual property rightsWhen parties collaborate on creative projects or research and development, complex questions arise...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 5th Jun
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Sub-licensing intellectual property rightsAn intellectual property (IP) owner may choose to license its IP to a third party. This can be an effective...
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Produced in partnership with Jessica Stretch 5th Jun
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Copyright in databases and database rightDatabases, especially electronic databases, have for some time now made up an important sector of the...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Reply (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
Precedents
Database assignment—including provisions for personal data—pro-assignorIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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5th Jun
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Rights in databases—training materialsIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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5th Jun
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Final order (database right infringement)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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Produced in partnership with Laura Wright of 4 Pump Court 5th Jun
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Letter of claim—database right infringementLetter of claim [Alleged infringer’s name and address][Date]Dear [insert organisation name][Copyright and]...
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5th Jun
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Database assignment—including provisions for personal data—pro-assigneeIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit...
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5th Jun

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