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GDPR: Changes to the data protection regime

On 25 May 2016 the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) comes into force and will be directly applicable in all EU member states from 25 May 2018. What does this mean for employers? The GDPR will update UK data protection law,…

Professionals and social media

Sharing information through social media is now a daily activity for many. Networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter provide readily available forums through which opinion can easily be promulgated. Through the simple click of a button, a photo can…

Design Right and Infringement

Alfrank Designs Limited v Exclusive (UK) Limited and another [2015] EWHC 1372 (IPEC) is a leading case in which the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court awarded damages in respect of the infringement of its unregistered EU and UK design rights. Both the…

Photography and Copyright Infringement

Given the tech savvy society, which we live in, it is all too easy to get caught up in the ‘selfie’ culture. More easily done is the potential to loose track of the rules governing copyright law – specifically IP…