IP 2019

IP 2019 – Predictions and Insights

February 5, 2019

Following on from our intellectual property round-up of 2018 and now that we’ve rolled into the New Year, we wanted to take this opportunity to look ahead to upcoming developments in the field of IP. There is a lot expected to be happening and it’s essential that our clients are as well prepared a...

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Have you received legal advice for these 7 start-up considerations? (Part 1)

August 8, 2017

Starting a new business takes careful planning, research and very often a leap of faith! But there is a lot you can do to minimise your legal risk and give your start-up a boost.

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‘Sir Paul will not Let It Be…..’​

January 26, 2017

Sir Paul McCartney is suing Sony to seek confirmation that he is entitled to a reversion of his copyrights when his statutory reversion right to each song matures under the US 1976 Copyright Act.

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Bitter Reflex as Duran Duran lose Court case

December 12, 2016

Duran Duran have lost their UK action to reclaim the US copyright in the songs comprising their first 3 albums.

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

November 30, 2016

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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What to do when you receive a Cease & Desist letter

November 8, 2016

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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Think You Know About Copyright? Try Your Luck With LawBite’s Fun Copyright Quiz!

September 12, 2014

For some questions the answer is a simple “yes” or “no”, but you will only score points if you select the correct reason for your answer. Assume in every case that no contract has been concluded because, as we know, contracts can change everything. There are no trick questions. Good luck- the answers right at the bottom- no peaking!

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