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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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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
Q&As
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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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Austria; Belgium; Brazil; France; Germany; Japan; Netherlands; South...
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29th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of supplier], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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29th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of supplier] a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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Produced in partnership with Kit Burden of DLA Piper 27th Jan
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IntroductionThis Practice Note outlines the key legal issues regarding security faced by mobile payment service providers as well as those faced by...
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Produced in partnership with Puesan Lam of DLA Piper 26th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [date]Parties1[Insert name of supplier], a company incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert registered...
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22nd Jan
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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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21st Jan
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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 Robin Fry of Memery Crystal 19th Jan
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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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18th Jan
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BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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17th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20 [insert year]Parties1[Insert name of party] incorporated in England and Wales with registered...
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15th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [insert day and month] 20 [insert year]Parties1[Insert name of party] incorporated in England and Wales with registered...
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15th Jan
Practice notes
Software development—in briefA software development agreement is used where a customer engages a software developer to design, develop, test and...
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Produced in partnership with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 13th Jan
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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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13th Jan
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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 Fieldfisher LLP 13th Jan
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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 Francesca Blythe of Sidley Austin and William Long of Sidley Austin 13th Jan
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Software can be broadly defined as a computer program comprising a series of instructions which, in combination with the underlying hardware and...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Bohills of Red Deer and John Benjamin of DWF 13th Jan
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System development agreements govern a wide range of projects from the straightforward to the large, complex and costly. The objective is usually...
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Produced in partnership with Fieldfisher LLP 13th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the following commercial and legal issues arising from the use of free and open source software:•What is free and open...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Katz of Moorcrofts 13th Jan

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