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ICO flexes its muscles on Data Protection Fines

8 Jul, 2019
For some time, we've been waiting for the first substantive fines from the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) relating to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or...
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Running competitions: More than the luck of the draw

4 Jul, 2019
We all have those ‘eureka’ moments where we feel that we’re onto a winner. In times of tough trading and uncertain market conditions, it is inevitable that people will find...
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Future Predictions of in-house agency models

4 Jun, 2019
There is a developing trend towards Corporates and Brands creating in-house agencies, while the industry grapples with increasing client demands and ever-tightening budgets.  In...
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The Digital Copyright Directive

3 Jun, 2019
How has it come about? Back in May 2015, the European Commission published a communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe which looked at the major challenges to...
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Technology Trends transforming Real Estate

8 May, 2019
It is no secret that technology has had (and will continue to have) an enormous impact on nearly every industry, and the corporate real estate sector is no exception. Developers...
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Cryptocurrencies – Taxation and the new kid on the blockchain

1 May, 2019
Cryptocurrencies are big news.  2018 saw media headlines reporting exorbitant gains (and huge losses)  for Bitcoin and others.  Such volatility has not dampened the market and...
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M&A - the rise of non-tech acquirers

9 Apr, 2019
We have noticed a growing trend in M&A transactions where non-tech companies are increasingly acquiring tech companies (or tech companies are expanding into areas they...
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Selling A Software Business? Make sure you're prepared.

21 Mar, 2019
If you're considering selling your software business, you'll need to be prepared for the due diligence process a buyer will want to go through. Our page...
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When two worlds collide: consumer protection law vs the Amazon Dash Button

5 Mar, 2019
A few days ago, Amazon announced it would no longer be offering for sale its physical version of the Amazon Dash button.  Whilst they will continue to sell the virtual Dash...
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Announcing our new Software Portal

26 Feb, 2019
by: Cripps Pemberton Greenish
If you have questions about software, whether around procurement, exploitation, ownership or disputes, visit our new ‘Software Portal’ - www.softwarelaw.co.uk.  The Portal...
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What makes a good Service Level Agreement?

25 Feb, 2019
A Service Level Agreement (SLA) records a common understanding about services, priorities, responsibilities, guarantees and warranties between parties where one party is the...
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The new CAP Code rule: Gender Stereotyping

20 Feb, 2019
Gender stereotypes have always been prevalent in the media, and advertising is no exception. Following a public consultation into the effects of gender stereotyping in...
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Intellectual Property (IP) Audits – a great way to understand better the IP which sits in your business…

14 Feb, 2019
All businesses create, own or license some form of intellectual property (IP), whether they know it or not. The term itself covers a wide variety of rights including copyright...
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Successful collaborations with tech companies

12 Feb, 2019
Why collaborate? Collaboration between businesses is by no means a new phenomenon, but rapid developments in the technology field over the past decade means collaborations are...
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Terms of Business – why should you care?

8 Feb, 2019
Whether a business sells goods and/or services to its customers or clients, the business should ensure they have clear terms of business in place governing the sale and provision...
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What’s the best way of ensuring your confidential information is kept confidential?

28 Jan, 2019
Aside from not disclosing your confidential information in the first place, the best way to ensure your confidential information is kept confidential is to use a confidentiality...
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Data Protection – Feeling Fines

8 Jan, 2019
In the build up to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force, much of the attention was focused on the eye-watering potential fines (€20m or 4% of...
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5G – a quick recap…

14 Dec, 2018
deniskot © 123RF.com 5G represents the next (fifth) generation of mobile internet connectivity.  As set out in the UK government’s Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review...
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A report on the future of 3D Printing and Intellectual Property

4 Dec, 2018
© 23RF.com The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has released a report setting out the socio-legal research that it has conducted on the relationship between intellectual...
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Geo-Blocking – stay compliant when selling into the EU

20 Nov, 2018
New rules prohibiting “geo-blocking” apply from 3 December and most businesses selling into Europe will need to comply.  What is geo-blocking? Geo-blocking is the practice of...
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