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What’s coming up: the major cases, government policy changes, and litigation and dispute resolution legislation to look out for in 2015 download
We know that it is important for businesses to be aware of upcoming legal and regulatory changes, so that they can plan ahead. View Walker Morris’s summary of some of the key upcoming decisions in major cases, changes to government policy and forthcoming legislation relating to litigation and dispute resolution in an easy-to-use table by clicking the link below: http://www.walkermorris.co.uk/whats-coming...
The answer is yes, if they were not created as part of a genuine attempt to settle an existing dispute.
In Rentokil Initial 1927 PLC v Goodman Derrick LLP, the claimant’s refusal to waive privilege was criticised by the court.
This is a question that the courts have been asked to consider several times over the last few years and has been raised again in the case of Bluewater Energy Services BV v Mercon Steel Structures BV.
The dispute between Interflora and Marks & Spencer has taken yet another twist.
The dispute in IPC Media Ltd v Media 10 Ltd concerned the mark ‘Ideal Home’.
The EU General Court has upheld the registration of the shape of the ‘Rubik’s Cube’ as a trademark.
The EU General Court has dismissed appeals against OHIM’s dismissal of opposition to registration of the figurative mark LOVOL.
Stretchline applied to strike out parts of a defence filed by the retailer, H&M, to a patent infringement claim.
Under section 20 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 it is primary infringement of copyright to communicate a copyrighted work to the public without the owner’s consent.
Under section 38 of the Highways Act 1980, the local highway authority can agree to adopt roads that have been constructed to a specified standard.
Walker Morris corporate and commercial dispute resolution lawyers act for Augean in High Court success
Walker Morris has advised Augean plc on its High Court success against the previous owners of HiTech Ltd.
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently ruled on the approach national courts should take when deciding whether an arbitration clause in a contract between a bank and consumer is unfair.
In 2013, the Court of Appeal was asked to consider the obligation of good faith in a commercial contract in the context of the exercise of a contractual discretion.
The Advertising Standards Authority has warned video bloggers — vloggers — that they need to be clearer when they are accepting payment for promoting products.
The High Court has determined preliminary issues in a professional negligence claim against a firm of conveyancing solicitors brought by a mortgage lender.
An application for a website-blocking order has been granted against an internet service provider in order to prevent trademark infringement.
From 1 October 2014, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has the power to revoke a patent of its own initiative.
The Community Trade Mark Regulation prohibits registration of trademarks that are devoid of distinctive character.
In Comic Enterprises v Twentieth Century Fox Film, the High Court ruled that the TV show infringed the figurative mark of a UK comedy club.