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15th April 2010: Building an Outstanding Online Brand

February 9, 2010

An interactive workshop to be delivered by Shireen Smith, Solicitor at Azrights. Venue: British Library (follow link)

Building an Outstanding Online Brand – Essential Guide to Branding and Commissioning a Web Presence...

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25 November 2009: Building an Outstanding Online Brand

November 18, 2009

An interactive workshop to be delivered by Shireen Smith, Solicitor at Azrights. Venue: British Library (follow link)

Building on Outstanding Online Brand – Essential Guide to Branding and Commissioning a Web Presence...

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A Name is Where Your Brand Both Begins and Ends
September 24, 2012

At the recent launch party of the book, Legally Branded, I mentioned the importance of building a brand that is not only distinctive and powerful, but bulletproof.

One of the most important places to start is with your...

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Alibaba Counterfeit Goods Lead To Trademark Infringement Disputes
October 12, 2015

A recent dispute involving Alibaba counterfeit goods has risen between Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and a US apparel trade group over counterfeit products. Despite the attempts of the ecommerce giant Alibaba to fight selling of...

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AG’s Opinion in Scarlet v. SABAM: Impact on Digital Economy Act

April 18, 2011

The debate over file sharing is increasingly being presented as a stand off between property rights and civic rights, as the new opinion from the Advocate General, adviser to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), now...

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Aggressive Protection of IP, and the High Court ruling on the Digital Economy Act

May 9, 2011

The IPKat, reporting from the Fordham IP Conference, recently noted the upbeat tone of the keynote delivered by Victoria Espinel, White House IP Enforcement Coordinator.  While new technology may have rendered effective...

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A few simple questions
January 24, 2012

As it’s becoming more and more important to be customer focused we are aiming to better understand what people and potential clients need. So, we’ve created a Survey Monkey questionnaire around the subject of my...

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Adwords Trademark Policy – Using Competitors’ Names In Adwords
November 11, 2014

In a past blog post, we reported an earlier decision regarding trademark infringement, M&S and Interflora. Here we discuss last week’s Court of Appeal decision to retry the dispute between M&S and...

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About Twitter

September 26, 2009

Brevity might be the soul of wit, but it’s also the heart of social networking phenomenon Twitter.

Twitter is built around the concept of micro-blogging, that is allowing its members to post just about anything as long the...

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Abandoning business model of hourly rate charging

August 28, 2009

Azrights has now formally abandoned hourly rate charging. In future hourly rate charging for legal services will only apply in litigation cases where court rules make it difficult to avoid charging by the hour.

In all other cases...

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5 Questions to ask before you engage a business lawyer

June 7, 2010

If you are starting up in business, getting the right legal help can be a key to success – especially if you are a creative business.  An effective Intellectual Property strategy to properly structure your IP rights from...

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5 Crucial Points About Trademarks Everyone Should Consider
March 14, 2019

There are 5 crucial points to know about trademarks that might change your entire approach to branding and trademark registration. I’ll start by answering the question what is a trademark.

What is a Trademark?

Trademarks...

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