copyright

Copyright Controversial Law Passed – Winners and Losers

September 14, 2018

Good news on copyright if you’re a content creative but potentially bad news for SMEs who currently use others’ content online and cannot afford the expensive tech solutions necessary to ensure that they remain compliant with the new Copyright Directive. Earlier this summer we reported here on the draft proposal of a new...

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4 Surprising Stats on the Importance of Intellectual Property

August 29, 2018

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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Exploring Our New Suite of Trademark Products

July 25, 2018

As with GDPR, intellectual property (IP) including trademark protection is something that all businesses should consider putting in place. With this in mind, we are excited to announce that we have just launched a collection of trademark-related products to help our start-up, SME and more established clients in their brand protection efforts....

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

November 14, 2016

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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The Early Bird Catches The Worm… Protect Your Business Now For A Profitable Future!

October 13, 2014

When establishing a business there are often more exciting and pressing matters than obtaining legal advice on your business structure, contracts and how you operate. However, some investment at the outset can save you money in the long term and increase the value of your business if you reach the point you want to sell.

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Lawyers and Social Good

September 30, 2014

Lawyers get a bad press generally, especially as far as small companies are concerned. They are regarded as too expensive, too slow, and speaking a complicated language which only they understand. They are not even particularly trusted. So what is it that divides us?   Well, when did you last hear a lawyer say “That will be cheaper than you expected”? Or “I can do that quicker than ...

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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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