Author: Samuel OToole

Submarine trade marks

When it sinks down to it a trade mark is an indicator of a good or service. Once registered a trade mark becomes a valuable right as it provides the owner with a monopoly to use the trade mark and prevent others from using the same mark.

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Submarine trade marks

When it sinks down to it a trade mark is an indicator of a good or service. Once registered a trade mark becomes a valuable right as it provides the owner with a monopoly to use the trade mark and prevent others from using the same mark.

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UK ratifies Unified Patent agreement

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be a common court to the Member States of the European Union, it will therefore be a part of each Member State’s judicial system. As the name suggests, it will only hear cases that relate to European patents.

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Sir Cliff Richard v BBC

The case of Sir Cliff Richard v BBC has begun. Whilst the opening day of trials of this nature are generally made up of opening submissions, they do give us a good idea of how the case will be run.

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GDPR v Cryptocurrency

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) aims to strengthen data protection rules for individuals within the European Union. The GDPR was approved

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Whois? Who-isn’t?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into action soon, 25 May to be exact. The GDPR’s aim is hand back control of data to citizens and residents of the EU.

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