Iceland’s trademark – will it be cold comfort for Supermarket Giant?

November 30, 2016
flag, Iceland

The government of Iceland has threatened to begin proceedings in an attempt to invalidate the Iceland supermarket’s European Union trademark at the EU Intellectual Property Office in Alicante Spain.

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2016 – Retailers Beware!

November 22, 2016
ecommerce, computer, shopping, website, online retail

Now key events on the UK shopping calendar! “Black Friday” traditionally the name given to the day after the American Thanksgiving holiday when shops and retailers drop their prices for 24 hours.

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Cyber Attacks – The Legal Implications for Businesses

November 21, 2016
hacker, cyber security

In this blog, we consider the legal implications for businesses suffering a cyber attack following the recent reports that Tesco customers had their accounts hacked.

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Gateway2digital – Dispute and Resolution

November 15, 2016

Being an SME can be a veritable minefield when it comes to getting solid business legal advice. With soaring prices and notoriously bad reputations, finding a trustworthy and affordable lawyer can be a daunting task for any business.

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USE IT or LOSE IT! – Unlocking the Value in your IP

November 14, 2016
clive rich

It’s my privilege to have been asked by The Business Show 2016 and Business Startup to be a keynote speaker at Olympia on Thursday 17th November at 14.00 in Keynote Theatre 2 AND on Friday 18th November at 11.45 in the Business Support Theatre.

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“Mr. Trump, You’re Hired!” – Immediate Impact of Trump Presidency on Small Businesses

November 10, 2016

As with any answer you might receive from an attorney, if you ask for a definitive answer as to the impact of one event on another event you will likely hear the dissatisfying response, “It depends.”

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What to do when you receive a Cease & Desist letter

November 8, 2016
writing, lawyer, letter, cease and desist

You are a small business owner or the excited director of a new start-up company and the morning mail or email check reveals a Cease and Desist Letter from either a firm of solicitors or someone who you have upset!

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How does the Employment Tribunal decision on Uber workers affect you?

November 2, 2016

Last week, as was widely reported in the news, the Employment Tribunal decided that Uber drivers were workers. Uber had claimed that the drivers were not its workers but that they were self-employed, in business on their own account.

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