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Data Protection Changes: How Will This Impact You After The General Election?
April 30, 2015

With the General Election looming, and the Conservative Party’s pledge to renegotiate Britain’s membership by holding a referendum to determine whether to remain in the EU, this could have far reaching...

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Judges Increasingly Allow Discovery Of Private Facebook Content
May 4, 2015

Courts in the United States are beginning to allow private social media content to enter into trials as evidence. Recent examples in both Florida and Louisiana demonstrate that “…a trend is emerging, …and as...

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EU Wants iPlayer Access Extended Across Europe

May 11, 2015

The Digital Single Market Aims to Make Copyrighted Works Available Across Europe.

With the self-imposed deadline for implementing the Digital Single Market (DSM) approaching, the EU Commission has set out some specific aims...

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Startups – Where Will The Next Tech City Be Located?
May 18, 2015

Now that the Conservatives have gained another term in government it is likely that they will press ahead with many of their pledges. Of particular interest are the proposals set out in George Osborne’s recent Budget Plan for...

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Data Protection – What Are The Implications Of The Snoopers Bill And Data Retention & Privacy On Your Business?
May 26, 2015

Keeping up with the election theme, the Snooper’s Charter, also known as the Snooper’s Bill, was first introduced by Theresa May in 2012 and vetoed by Nick Clegg in 2013, and has made a comeback.

The legislation is...

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Image Rights – How Much Control Do You Have Over Your Image?
May 29, 2015

Last week, the Republic of Ireland readied themselves to vote on what was, for a catholic state, a very controversial referendum; yes or no to gay marriage. The BBC reported here how one family in particular had other...

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Injunctions Against Torrent Sites For Copyright Infringement – Is This Practical?
June 2, 2015

The trial

Last week the High Court made a ruling in the case of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and others v Sky UK Ltd and others. This case has become known as a the Popcorn Time case as it centred around...

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Trade Mark Infringement – What’s Skype Got To Do With It?
June 3, 2015

A recent General Court of the EU decision in the Sky v. Skype body of cases that has spanned the last decade, will not be the final straw for Microsoft.  According to the BBC Microsoft who owns Skype, after...

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Intellectual Property & Food Photography – 3 Steps To Innovation
June 9, 2015

We all have something to say when it comes to food but the real question is what are you doing with it? Other than eating it of course, the movers and shakers of the digital age have found innovative ways to give you more than just...

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Protect Your Trade Secrets – Protect Your Business
June 23, 2015

Now that the European Parliament is in the process of introducing the new EU Trade Secrets Directive, we decided to put the spotlight on this topic and discuss in practical terms what trade secrets are, explain why employees...

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SMEs And IP – FSB Reports They Struggle To Protect Their Intellectual Property
June 30, 2015

A recent research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has revealed that the price to be paid by UK’s small firms and start up businesses to protect their intellectual property would very often cost them their...

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Data & Brands – An Introduction To Creative Data From The Cannes Lions Festival
July 3, 2015

Last week was the Cannes Lions week, where some of the world’s most known brands descended on the south of France for the world’s biggest annual awards show and festival for professionals in the creative communications...

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