Amazon Hit with Major Data Breach

November 23, 2018
Cyber Week LawBite

It has been widely reported this week that Amazon has suffered a major data breach which resulted in customer data including names and email addresses being disclosed on its website, right before the critical trading period around Black Friday. It is thought that a technical issue was ...

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What is a Trademark?

November 21, 2018
trademark law

We recently wrote about the importance of registering a trademark, but what is their fundamental purpose and how do we tell trademarks apart from other types of intellectual property (IP)? These are some of the business legal advice questions we get asked here at LawBite from time to time and this article is intended to help ...

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Trademark a colour? Louboutin’s signature red-soled shoe saga

October 30, 2018
trademark blog

Colour marks are relatively rare in the world of trademarks and court cases centred around them are rarer still. One very high-profile exception to this are the ongoing lawsuits involving protection of Christian Louboutin’s famous red-soled shoe as a trademark. Proving just how diverse and intricate arguments over what you can and cannot trademark protect can get in the realm of intellectual property (IP). Since th...

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In-House Counsel | Working with LawBite

October 16, 2018
LawBite benefits

I started to work with the LawBite platform as a LawBrief having worked for many years as senior in-house counsel in a variety of different sectors and organisations. As an in-house lawyer I have experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of instructing and managing external legal advisers. In my experience, there are a number of key benefits which an external legal partner such as LawBriefs, which is fully...

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LawBite | Shopetino – Diane Bartholomew Case Study

November 10, 2017
Business Legal advice LawBite

Every once and a while we love to showcase some of our awesome clients and this week we’re looking at Shopetino and how we’ve worked with them on the launch of their online children and adults lifestyle store. We hope this will get you thinking about the importance of effective legal set-up prior to launch and the fact it doesn’t have t...

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Case Study – EspressGo – Edoardo Cannarsa

July 26, 2017
EspressGo

EspressGo is the only app that specialises in promoting and rewarding independent coffee shops and their customers through its pre-ordering and rewards service. No more queues or cash just quality coffee, quickly, with your 1st, 5th and every 10th coffee free. Independent coffee shops benefit from customer loyalty and wider discovery.

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Case Study – ExpoPlatform – Mykyta Fastovets

April 5, 2017

Overview: ExpoPlatform are changing how organisers and attendees experience events. Their software provides unique services to all parties of an event improving the experience of organisers, exhibitors and attendees by bridging the communication gap between the parties. They have used LawBite for contracts and advice, with a particular focus on their commercial software contracts between themselves and the ...

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Case Study – Beatnikz Republic Brewing Co – Paul Greetham

March 15, 2017

Overview: Beatnikz Republic is a new microbrewery based in Manchester. They needed a lawyer to help draft a shareholder’s agreement as they sold equity in the business to fund the purchase of their own premises.

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