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Google Reinforcing Copyright Position

December 7, 2010

The candid belief that Google is just a messenger bringing good and bad content to surfers and concerned only with one criteria, ‘relevance’, is dissipating.It was once the copyright owner’s duty, not...

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Etiquette of post networking communications

December 15, 2010

While I’ve previously written about the legal requirements regarding Data Protection and Email Marketing, this is about email marketing following contacts you meet physically when networking.
You will exchange cards...

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Facebook or Twitter – Your Online Reputation and Job Prospects

November 15, 2010

Now, with the availability of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, employers can learn a lot more about potential employees than was previously possible. Whilst before, a resume and references were the critical...

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The Big IPv6 Shakeup – Addressing the Issue

November 23, 2010

A more technical post this afternoon, but extremely noteworthy.

The Internet has become a significant part of everyday life, and continues to grow at a blistering pace.  As a result of this growth, critical changes to the...

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Cutting edge solutions for online businesses – OBIS Beta Release

December 3, 2010

Those with their fingers on the pulse of the legal services industry are predicting significant changes in the marketplace.  Whether this shift is down to the recession, technological developments, regulatory changes, or all...

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Hargreaves Review – Orphan Works?

December 13, 2010

Hargreaves Review
In a message to the Hargreaves Review team last week Jeremy Phillips suggested a few practitioners, including myself, whose perspective may be of interest to Tom Loosemore.   Although I had...

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What to do if your site is being identified as a security threat

December 21, 2010

A website can be crucial to the success of your business and even a brief period of downtime can have a significant impact on your revenue, so an important selling point of a good web hosting solution is high availability. ...

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Wikileaks: Technical sanctions by Service Providers

December 26, 2010

Wikileaks has taken centre stage in the media recently, and continues to be a growing source of controversy.  Opinions are divided over whether or not the activities of the organisation are legitimate, but on a more neutral...

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How To Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights Even In A Recession

January 10, 2011

A Business’ IP is often the most valuable asset it generates.  So just neglecting to protect your IP in these recessionary times when budgets are tight can have adverse and long term implications—especially if...

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Niche Firms for Legal Process Outsourcing and White Labelling

January 19, 2011

Last week Azrights announced the launch of its trademark registration white labelling solution for law firms.  It is the first comprehensive trademark white labelling service for UK law firms.

UK Regulatory...

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Marketing & Brand Development for Law Firms 2011

January 20, 2011

In April, Shireen Smith will be giving a  conference on Marketing and Brand Development for Law Firms. This conference will discuss the future of the legal profession and “How can law firms market and brand themselves...

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Student Protests transformed by Social Media

January 24, 2011

Organising big events involving members of the public from all over the world has been transformed by social media.

In particular social media has become a powerful tool for organising protests and broadcasting responses to...

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