IP 2018

Intellectual Property Law Important Changes in 2018

January 16, 2019

Although 2018 is more likely to be remembered as the year in which the dreaded GDPR came into force, there was also a good deal of action on the intellectual property (IP) front. To recap on the main events of the year here is a round-up of some of the more interesting IP law cases involving trademark and copyright issues.   Stretching copyright a step too far Did ...

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Cyber Week | A Reminder of Advertising Do’s and Don’ts

November 13, 2018

As we approach the run-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, businesses will likely be in the final stages of preparing their advertising and marketing campaigns. Last year on Black Friday in the UK, a whopping £1.4 billion was spent on online sales. For businesses to make the most out of this high-profile, busy sales period and retail event of the calendar year, �...

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SME Roadmap Part 1 | Business Legal Advice for Startups

October 9, 2018

Introduction As part of our commitment to helping our network of SME and startups, we’ll be providing you with a 3 part series of blog articles which will help you navigate and plan your SME journey from start to finish. Or as we like to say at LawBite from ‘Idea to Ideal’. Enjoy the ride!! Business Structure – Sole Tr...

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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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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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13 Questions Your T&Cs Can Answer to Keep Your Business Safer – Without Harming Your Marketing & Sales

June 5, 2018

Ok, enough of GDPR for a moment. I’m sure you’ve reached your limit and the GDPR hangover has well and truly kicked in so let’s take a look at something related (in terms of clarity with your customers) but different. We know you have a lot to juggle as an entrepreneur. From idea to product, finance to marketing, GDPR compliance to suppliers ……there’s a lot to think about. ...

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LawBite’s Countdown Checklist for GDPR | Part One

April 20, 2018

There are only six weeks to go until the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) comes into force. If you are yet to start preparing your business you may be starting to panic, but it isn’t too late to act. Follow LawBite’s easy to digest countdown guides each week from now until enforcement on May 25th, in which we will cover each of the six key principles of the GDPR and explai...

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The Taylor Review…..What Does It Mean For Employers?

July 13, 2017

The Taylor Review, also known as the ‘Good Work’ Report, published on 11 July 2017, has recommended changes to employment law to protect those workers that it considers are most vulnerable and at risk of exploitation. The Government has said that it will take the Review’s recommendations seriously. But at this stage all the recommendations in the Review are just that – recommendations. The Review makes no changes to the law, but it could be a sign of things to come.

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Consultancy contracts: The top 5 things you need to consider

July 6, 2017

Getting a consultancy agreement signed before any services are provided should be a priority for any consultant or client. A contract protects both parties by setting out their obligations clearly, and reducing the risks of any misunderstandings or dispute. Without it, you are relying on a verbal agreement, which is unlikely to be the same agreement in the minds of both parties, or cover all of the issues.

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The LawBite App is here!

June 19, 2017

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our brand new instant messaging app! The LawBite App is the first UK real-time lawyer to client messaging app, available now on IOS and Android. The LawBite app is the first of its kind. A real-time communication tool for UK businesses like yours to solve legal problems with fully qualified, UK lawyers on any commercial legal matter anytime, anywhere.

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