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In a case that will be of interest to employers, the Court of Appeal has held that a global insurance broker was entitled to interim injunctive relief to prevent a competitor from taking steps to attract its staff.
Landlords must protect tenants’ deposits and provide tenants with prescribed information, regardless of when the tenancy commenced and when the deposit was received.
In the Yam Seng case, the court was willing to imply a duty of good faith to give business efficacy to a commercial contract. Since that case, the law has been somewhat uncertain.
The Commercial Court has served a salutary reminder that parties should not become complacent towards the close of contractual negotiations.
The Supreme Court has recently considered the illegality defence and concluded this legal principle has become incoherent.
Chanel has successfully opposed the sign BOY CAPEL, based on its prior registration of BOY CHANEL, and other developments.
Three tech court cases dealing with jurisdiction issues, the time limits for correcting clerical errors and agreeing to make an adjudicator’s award binding.
When is an investment scheme a CIS? download
Establishing or operating a collective investment scheme (CIS) is a regulated activity under section 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA).
In a summary judgment decision, HHJ Hacon in the IPEC found that the registration by an employee of the defendant of domain names constituted passing off.
The claimant was the proprietor of the mark PUMA used in connection with sportswear. The defendant, a T-shirt design company, was the registered proprietor of the mark PUDEL (‘poodle’ in English), which was registered later.
In Maier v Asos Plc the claimant was appealing against a High Court decision that there was no likelihood of confusion between the defendant’s word mark ASOS and its own word mark ASSOS.
The music industry is no stranger to cases of copyright infringement.
The song ‘Happy Birthday to You’ is allegedly the highest grossing song of all time.
The General Court has delivered a significant ruling on the invalidity of a Community trade mark for lack of distinctive character.
A recent High Court case on fairly common facts has thrown up tricky issues as to how established surveyor negligence and summary judgment principles should be applied.
The regime for determining jurisdiction in cross-border contract disputes has been improved, but it is crucial that contracts contain an exclusive jurisdiction clause.
Some 10 years after having received advice from the defendant the claimant learned that the advice had been negligent and had caused him loss.
British Gas will appeal against the Employment Tribunal’s decision that employers must take account of commission when calculating holiday pay.
Among the questions answered is: I would like to enforce a money judgment by taking control of goods. Are there any practical points of which I should be aware?
It is comforting to solicitors and their insurers that indemnity policies will not be seen as an easy target to cushion clients’ bad business decisions.