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European Commission digital single market review download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 20-May-2015

The European Commission formally unveiled its plans for a digital single market within the European Union on 6 May. 

Mobile and digital payments: themes emerge download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 20-May-2015

The battle for your digital pocket/wallet, wrist and biometric data is on and everyone wants to help you pay in a more mobile/digital way.

Using keywords to find the needle in the haystack: e-disclosure and search engines download subscription

Shepherd and Wedderburn 11-May-2015

Since the emergence of Google as the world’s first port of call for ‘searching’, the importance of ‘keywords’ as a tool for finding information has grown exponentially.

The e-commerce inquiry: are big US tech companies in Eurocrats’ sights? download subscription

Collyer Bristow 8-May-2015

US IT companies could be forgiven for feeling victimised, especially after the European Commission recently rapped Google for abusing its power.

Security bosses don’t trust cyber insurance products download subscription

KPMG 6-May-2015

Mass scepticism greets insurance products intended to protect businesses from cyber-attacks.

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Damages under a cross-undertaking: Krka award confirmed download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

£27m award for delays to generic capsules launch is upheld.

Novartis loses medicinal patch patent battle download subscription

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co 22-May-2015

Decision clears the way for the launch of ‘generic’  patches

Across the EUniverse: the Patent Box; Horizon 2020 programme; incentives for innovations in IP; and more download subscription

NCTM 21-May-2015

Across the EUniverse is designed to show why the EU is important: each month it follows and monitors different issues that are likely to have an impact on our daily business lives.

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Media/Entertainment/Sport Briefings

Mirror Group judgment and phone-hacking litigation – comment by Steven Heffer download subscription

Collyer Bristow 22-May-2015

The judgment represents a turning point in the phone-hacking litigation, says Collyer Bristow’s Steven Heffer

Contract by conduct: a cautionary tale weblink subscription

Walker Morris 22-May-2015

The Commercial Court has served a salutary reminder that parties should not become complacent towards the close of contractual negotiations. 

Mark v Marc: Adidas accuses Marc Jacobs of trademark infringement download subscription

Shoosmiths 20-May-2015

Adidas AG recently filed a claim against Marc Jacobs International LLC in the US Federal Court for allegedly infringing its iconic Three Stripes trademark.

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Hate crimes and drag queens in cyber space download subscription

Collyer Bristow 10-Oct-2014

In a new book published by Harvard University Press, Hate Crimes in Cyber Space, Prof Danielle Citron lays her prescription for tackling the ‘awful internet’.

From the firm of the week

The growing risk of hacking download subscription

Schillings 28-Apr-2015

Recent cases show that the risks of hacking are growing. Time to wise up, warns Keith Schilling

Safeguarding corporate reputation download subscription

Schillings 27-Apr-2015

Schillings’ latest report shows reputation management has a direct bearing on share value.

Head of the bored: when it comes to privacy, nothing is out of scope download subscription

Schillings 13-Apr-2015

Rory Cullinan’s decision to resign as head of investments at RBS is an important reminder that actions on social media can inadvertently prove the making of a tabloid story.

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Litigation Briefings

The myth of the compensation culture download subscription

Stewarts Law 22-May-2015

There is a perception that anyone who has suffered a personal injury can seek compensation, but there needs to be someone at fault. 

Whistleblowing and interim relief download subscription

Bates Wells Braithwaite 22-May-2015

Can an employee who says he was dismissed for blowing the whistle get his job back? Rachel Irwin outlines the remedy of interim relief and its risks for employers.

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Company/Commercial Briefings

Fiduciary quarterly update, May 2015: Singapore risks; divorcing beneficiaries; and more download subscription

Collas Crill 15-May-2015

Recent events in Jersey, Guernsey and Singapore are covered in this update

What the Tory victory means for employment law download subscription

Stewarts Law 11-May-2015

A significant review of Employment Tribunal fees is now unlikely as the main drivers for this were the Lib Dems, and other implications.

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