Category: Defamation

Serious harm in the Supreme Court

Independent Print Ltd, the unsuccessful defendant in the case of Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1327 has been granted permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision and subsequent application of Section 1(1) of the Defamation Act 2013

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Stupid Patent of the Month

With patents ranging from a “scan to email” and “bilateral and multilateral decision making” it does make for an interesting read. However, when US Patent Number, 6,690,400 was featured, things took a down turn.

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Defamation in the Digital Media

Nowadays, the internet is a prominent broadcast medium with a potentially global scope that allows information to reach us all. At the same time, this positive aspect raises problems in determining the appropriate jurisdiction, since there is not a universal rule in this regard. Nuria Monjas is a Spanish Lawyer working in association with Lawdit and Delcanto Chambers http://www.delcantochambers.com/

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Hopkins hit with Libel loss

Katie Hopkins, a woman well known for her offending statements and outbursts of honesty, has been hit with a loss over the libel case brought against her was awarded against her.

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Twitter is not the wild west

Katie Hopkins was left counting the cost of two tweets £16,000 and £8000 respectively, after she yesterday lost a defamation case…but if you live by the sword….

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Twitter is not the wild west

Katie Hopkins was left counting the cost of two tweets £16,000 and £8000 respectively, after she yesterday lost a defamation case…but if you live by the sword….

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