SME and Trademarks | Brexit 101

August 30, 2018

Considering the inevitable costs of setting up and running a business and the time constraints of those involved, many SMEs and startups understandably sometimes drag their heels when it comes to Intellectual Property (IP) law and deciding to register a trademark to protect their brand. You can read here why we believe...

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4 Surprising Stats on the Importance of Intellectual Property

August 29, 2018
ip survey

At LawBite we are always looking for better ways to understand which factors determine success for SMEs and start-ups. We recently (in June 2018) conducted a LawBite Business Investor Survey to gauge exactly what specialists in the assessment of a business’ viability look for when considering an investment opportunity. Intellectual property (IP) refers to the output of your creativity. The W...

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Do You Have Enough Customers? Guest Blog Post From Dent Global

August 23, 2018
Dent guest blog

by Dent Global CEO David Priestley When was the last time you got a rush of people who all want to buy from you, and you had to turn away potential clients? When was the last time you had to raise your prices just so people couldn’t afford you? Getting people to purchase your product/service is getting tougher and tougher with the public being flooded with advertisements and businesse...

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FREE Legal Health Check To Save You Money

August 21, 2018
Legal Health Check

The LawBite FREE Legal Health Check is one of our most useful features. The Health Check only takes about 10 minutes to complete and it’s quite straightforward to do. You receive a personalised report that explains what legal risks your business may be exposed to. This can prove vital to the long-term survival of your business. Many business legal iss...

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What do Snoop Dogg, Donald Trump and Nike Have in Common?

August 14, 2018
lawbite trademark

ANSWER: all of them have recently been involved in some juicy examples of trademark litigation. Since trademarks are typically one of a company’s most valuable assets, brand owners frequently go to great lengths to protect them. Trademarks potentially give everlasting monopoly rights, so a great deal is at stake in these often fierce and protracted battles. Here’s a roundup o...

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How is the ICO Handling GDPR Data Breaches?

August 3, 2018
Euro GDPR

And so, another high-profile data breach hits the headlines. The Dixons data breach In June this year, it was announced that Dixons Carphone (owners of Currys, PC World, Carphone Warehouse and Dixons) had suffered a data breach affecting 1.2 million individuals when their processing systems were infiltrated by hackers. The breach occur...

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