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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
Q&As
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
Precedents
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 timeline sets out key dates and information relating to:•the EU’s Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS Directive), Directive (EU)...
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28th Jan
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This timeline sets out key dates and information relating to the draft ePrivacy Regulation as it progresses through the EU legislative procedure. It...
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28th Jan
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This page collects together TMT content that addresses matters of EU law.For information on EU law generally, see: EU structure, EU legislative...
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28th 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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28th Jan
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Who can make a request?Any person, located anywhere in the world, can make a request for information. This is because the Freedom of Information Act...
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28th Jan
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Key legislationThe freedom of information regime in the United Kingdom is governed by the following legislation:•Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FIA...
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28th Jan
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Status of the Government Legal DepartmentThe Government Legal Department (GLD) (which was called the Treasury Solicitor’s Department until 1 April...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the rules relating to the register and transfer of domain names within the .uk country code top-level domain (ccTLD). It...
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Produced in partnership with Ed Boal of Stephenson Law 28th 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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28th Jan
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This Practice Note explains what is meant by applicable law, also known as governing law, proper law or the choice of law ie the law used to determine...
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28th Jan
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering which courts have jurisdiction. For guidance, see Practice Note:...
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28th Jan
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On 14 June 2019, a new rule was introduced into the UK Code of Non-broadcast Advertising and Direct & Promotional Marketing (CAP Code) and UK Code of...
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28th Jan
Practice notes
11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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28th 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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28th 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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28th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It considers the impact of Brexit on consumer protection taking into account...
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28th Jan
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11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the implementation period put in place to enable the UK to transition away from the EU’s laws and...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the implications of IP completion day in relation to contract breach and remedies. The implementation period put in place...
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28th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules of dealing with the recognition and enforcement of judgments as they will apply between the UK’s departure from...
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27th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining the applicable law, also known as governing law, as they will apply between the UK’s departure...
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