IP

What Effect Will The Unified Court Have On IP?

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You may have heard recently that the Minister of State for Intellectual Property, Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, confirmed in November last year that the UK would ratify the EU unitary patent and concurrent Unified Patent Court (UPC), which is an international patent court. Wait, but what about Brexit, isn’t this supposed to halt the founding of the Court and UK’s involvement …

media law

Media Law: Why Duran Duran Lost Their Copyright Suit

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Duran Duran once sang that they won’t cry for yesterday, but a contract signed in their past has cost them copyrights on their own material in the present, and seemingly forever. Recently the famous band lost a High Court ruling in which it sought to reclaim the US rights to some of its most famous songs. The band was basing …

partnership in business

It’s Not All About You: Recognising The Power Of Partnership In Business

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When you’re a start-up, you often find yourself doing everything yourself: you call the shots in the boardroom, you run the accounts, you’re the sales force, the marketing team and you’re probably the one who empties the bins at the end of the day. That’s just the way it is when you’re launching your dream. If you want to grow …

website development

Website Development Gone Wrong: What To Do If Your Developer Has A Howler

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So you’ve got the idea, the vision, the dream. This is big. It’s gonna be ‘yuge’. Better get a developer to work on it for you. Then the big day comes, deadline for delivery of your app. Nightmare. It’s not remotely how you pictured it. It’s full of glitches, it looks horrible, and it doesn’t represent you as a brand. …