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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
Walker Morris presents some of the key upcoming decisions in major cases, changes to government policy and forthcoming legislation relating to litigation and dispute resolution.
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.
Bid rigging and the public sector download
The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has published a list of warning signs to encourage the public sector to be alert to bid rigging when buying in works, goods and services.
The Walker Morris team comprised Paul Emmett and Thomas Mieszkowski (corporate), Jeremy Moore and Harry Loffman (real estate) and David Blumenthal and Sarah Bruce (tax).
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.
The term of copyright protection for literary, dramatic and musical works is the creator’s life plus 70 years.
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.
It was hoped that the enactment of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1988 would bring to an end the uncertainty that plagued applications by tenants to assign or sublet their premises.
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.
A conservation covenant is an agreement between a landowner and a responsible body, whereby the landowner promises to carry out or refrain from carrying out activities on their land.
Invasive non-native species are plants and animals introduced into a natural environment where they are not usually found with serious adverse consequences for the environment.
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.
A three-tiered tariff structure has been announced for the biomethane injection-to-grid tariff.
Walker Morris has advised on the sale of Woodleigh Community Care to Care Aspirations Developments, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cambian Group plc.