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The Sustainable Innovation Fund is launched by government

At the end of June, the government unveiled the £200 million Sustainable Innovation Fund to help innovative businesses bounce back following the Covid-19 pandemic. On 27 June 2020, the government launched the Sustainable Innovation Fund to drive forward cutting-edge new technology following the coronavirus crisis. The fund is intended to develop new sustainable opportunities for […]

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme: Seeing through the fog

By Adrian Howells Following the Government’s announcement of The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), you will no doubt have found yourself inundated with communications about this from a variety of different firms, ourselves included. Whilst these communications set out the facts as listed on the British Business Banks (BBB) website, there is nevertheless a […]

Swiss IP Newsletter July 2020

“SWISS RE – WE MAKE THE WORLD MORE RESILIENT” – Trademark found not to be misleading without a limitation of the services to Swiss origin.


Supreme Court

Dewey criminal trial: executives cleared on falsifying records charges

The executives of defunct firm Dewey & LeBoeuf have been cleared of multiple criminal charges related to the largest collapse of a law firm in history. A jury in Manhattan made the partial verdict on Wednesday (7 October) to acquit the three defendants on charges of falsifying business records. However the decision means each defendant […]

Jonathon Manning

This week’s top 15 legal briefings – 11 October 2015

The use of video content is a staple of online news and entertainment reporting, but the difference between editorial and advertorial content can be blurred. For consumers this is an important distinction, and one the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is trying to clarify. Walker Morris examines new guidelines issued by the ASA to ensure video […]

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