The internet recently celebrated its 30th anniversary and at the risk of sounding trite, it has changed everything about how start-up businesses work.
Leading South East law firm, Thomson Snell & Passmore, have assisted the Motorline Group in taking over the full operation of the Hyundai digital stores in Bluewater and Westfield Stratford from Rockar. Motorline have also taken over the Hyundai Aftersales Centre in Dartford.
With the deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation fast approaching on 25 May 2018, data protection is on many employers’ minds, but perhaps none more so than Morrisons.
Every month we answer frequently asked questions from across the practice and bring them together to help bring clarity to your legal needs. Each of the sections below lead off to a more comprehensive bank of information.
‘Business moves fast and legal paperwork will slow things down’…. That’s a rather common worry for businesses engaging a developer to build a much needed software program to enhance internal business processes, improve customer facing processes or sometimes both.
New legislation came into force on 1 October 2017, to codify the law on unjustified threats made by the owners of intellectual property (IP), to sue a third party for infringement.
The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 (the Act) brings long-overdue consistency to the rules applicable to registered intellectual property rights, but there remain some areas of ambiguity.
Intellectual Property (IP) is often referred to as “creations of the mind” and intellectual property rights help you to stop people from taking those creations without your permission.
Q: What is intellectual property?
A: Intellectual property (IP) is often referred to as “creations of the mind”, and intellectual property rights help you to stop people from taking those creations without your permission. You probably have heard of most types of IP rights, and own some as well. Patents protect inventions, trade marks protect branding, design rights protect the appearance of your products, and copyrights protect your written, musical, dramatic, photographic and other creative works. You also can protect your trade secrets and other confidential information by keeping that information secret. Some types of IP rights are automatic, but you need to apply for others through a formal application processes.
Curious about how Brexit will affect your intellectual property (IP) rights after the UK leaves the EU? Here’s a high level summary of some key points to consider.