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At the time of writing it is still very hard to predict whether the final outcome of Brexit will be soft, hard or a “no deal”, and so this article takes a look at some of the possible impacts that Brexit may have on your...

The Geo-Blocking Regulation comes into force throughout the EU on 3rd December 2018, and has potential implications for anyone running a business based in the UK or elsewhere in the EU.  The Regulation will apply in the UK until the end of any Brexit transition...

On 24 September the government issued notices summarising the effects on intellectual property law in the UK in the event of a 'no deal' Brexit. Here is an overview of the anticipated effects on copyright and trade mark law: Trade Marks Existing trade marks for the whole...

Have you started to prepare for the impending implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation throughout the EU on May 25 2018?  Did you know that at the same time, a new Data Protection Act will come into force (which will essentially mirror the GDPR...

The Government’s Digital Strategy, published at the beginning of this month, provides some encouraging indications that regulation in this area will continue to be a priority in the UK post-Brexit.   A key stated objective of the Digital Strategy is to improve public trust and confidence in...

Major new proposals for copyright reform were adopted by the European Commission in September, as part of its Digital Single Market strategy.   The proposals, which will be contained in a Regulation and a Directive, aim to modernise EU copyright and telecoms law in order to...

The principle of Exhaustion of Copyright under EU law enshrines in law the legal concept that :-   (1) a copyright owner’s right to control copies of their work “exhausts” (is used up) on its first sale by the copyright owner (or authorised representative); and (2)  subsequent distribution...