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In 2013 global pop sensation Rihanna took legal action against the retail giant and its parent company Arcadia for using an image of her on a T-shirt and succeeded in the High Court with her claim of passing-off.
Contractual remedies for defamation? Blackpool hotel adopts novel approach to damning TripAdvisor review
The hotel is reported to have relied on a provision of its hotel policy, purportedly entitling it to charge a ’maximum £100 per review’ for every bad review left on a website.
Shoosmiths is the appointed legal adviser to the UK’s only pop music genre-based literary festival, Louder Than Words.
The song ‘Heartbroken’ by T2 was released in 2007 featuring vocal recordings from Jodie Henderson, through the record company All Around the World Recordings.
Justice secretary Chris Grayling has outlined government proposals to quadruple the current six-month sentence for people found guilty of internet trolling.
Shoosmiths is backing the 2014 Design Manchester festival through its keynote industry address ‘North — the great debate’.
Shoosmiths has boosted its corporate offering in the north west by bringing in a new senior associate and two further lawyers into its growing Manchester office.
In Cooke v MGN Ltd, the High Court gave the first judgment on the serious harm test in section 1 of the Defamation Act 2013.
Last month, a US court found that a hit song performed and co-written by Shakira was in fact copied from an earlier work.
Shoosmiths and the MMF are to host a music industry finance event that will examine the funding options open to musicians, managers and independent labels.
Shoosmiths has hosted an all-day event for London-based procurement professionals and in-house lawyers...
The regulations relating to the licensing and use of orphan works will come into force in October this year.
Ryder Cup organisers have just announced that they are banning the use of audio or video capture and photos unless on the practice range.
The FAPL has issued a warning to people posting unofficial videos of goals online, stating that these videos are in ‘breach of copyright’.
Mr J Linwood v British Broadcasting Corporation sends a clear reminder to employers to carefully manage the performance failures of their managers.
A photographer argues he owns the copyright in a now-famous image taken using his camera — however, Wikipedia claims there is no copyright in the image because it was taken by a monkey.
Shoosmiths has bolstered its intellectual property offering with the hire of Olly Leyden, who was previously in house at NBC-Universal.
Shoosmiths has announced that it is sponsoring Northampton County Cricket Club for a whole season.
While football fans will be gripped with World Cup fever over the next month, businesses could face HR headaches as a result.
Many businesses have already started marketing campaigns that seek to piggy-back off the buzz of the World Cup. However, such campaigns should proceed with caution.