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Band Names
June 20, 2008

A problem faced by bands sometimes is the discovery of another band sharing the same name. Unfortunately this rarely happens at the early stages when a band first adopts its name. Often, a substantial amount of marketing and...

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Bad Website Design

March 18, 2010

Website design can be difficult to get right, with so many important factors to consider, and barriers to communication due to the related technical issues involved.  From the outset significant mistakes are easy to make...

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Baby Boomers – 6 Reasons Why You Need To Avoid Stereotypes When Marketing To The Baby Boomer Generation
June 16, 2019

If you prefer to listen/watch a video instead of reading then click here to go to my youtube channel where you can watch it instead

A LinkedIn connection recently messaged me saying “this may be of interest to you...

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Azrights Unveils a Solution to Give Law Firms Their Own Virtual Trade Mark Registration Department
January 18, 2011

Azrights Solicitors is the first UK law firm to devise a white labelled trade mark registration service for other law firms. The Azrights solution is completely seamless, giving remote access to client files. As far as the...

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Azrights Solicitors – An Introduction to Intellectual Property

January 20, 2009

Our initial video show below is an introductory talk by Shireen Smith, outlining the areas of the law in which Azrights specialise, and how we can help you and your business.

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Azrights IP One – Intellectual Property Made Easy
January 11, 2017

There is no one size fits all when it comes to the actions you need to take to secure your IP. Protecting IP might involve doing some due diligence searches, registering rights, using appropriate documentation, and...

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Azrights Intellectual Property Team To Participate In The London Legal Walk
May 6, 2015

The London Legal Walk is an annual event that brings together lawyers from all practice areas. Lawyers from solicitors firms and barristers chambers, in house legal teams, charities, companies, magazines, and more, of all...

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A Whiter Shade of Pale

July 31, 2009

The House of Lords’ decision yesterday that Matthew Fisher’s 38 year delay in claiming a share of copyright royalties should not prevent him claiming future royalties has been widely reported.

It is interesting therefore...

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Award Disputed in Barbie Infringement Case

August 28, 2008

In a strange turn of events, Mattel (makers of Barbie) and MGA (makers of Bratz) are disputing how much a jury awarded Mattel. The sum could be either $40 million or $100 million but the decision is ambiguous. MGA has argued that...

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Avoiding Falling Within the Scope of the Gambling Act 2005
November 3, 2008

The Gambling Act which came into force on 1 September 2007 presents a trap for the unwary.  For those running anything other than a skill competition or a free prize draw it is essential to be aware of the dangers of...

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A user interface, not so user friendly!
August 10, 2011

Twitter last week announced that the old version of its interface will be completely replaced by the new version.

The company stated in their official Twitter feed, ‘If you’re currently using the Old Twitter, we...

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Astroturfing

July 27, 2009

Accentuate the positive and minimize the negative is the way to manage reputations online.  For a good example of what NOT TO DO consider Lifestyle Lift. This facelift company was recently fined $300,000 by New York State for...

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