The basics In the early stages of becoming a user of social media services such as but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, it is important (albeit a bit boring) to pay attention to the fine print – specifically…
Intellectual property and media law
- Please select a briefing
- Privacy rights and ‘citizen journalists’
- Congratulations and Celebrations to Sir Cliff in High Court Privacy Success
- GDPR - What happens after 25 May?
- Social media - Defamation and regulation
- Orange or Orange? The importance of trade mark protection
- Radiohead deny bringing an action against Lana Del Ray for copyright infringement – but what is copyright?
- Challenging the validity of a trade mark: Caspian Pizza v Shah
- GDPR: Changes to the data protection regime
- Professionals and social media
- Design Right and Infringement
- Unlimited Fines for Breaches to the Data Protection Act 1998
- Defamation and the “Serious Harm” Threshold Test
- Photography and Copyright Infringement
- Facebook Infringed Privacy of Convicted Sex Offender
- Big Brother is Watching You
- Compensation Claims Under the Data Protection Act 1998?
- Disputes Over IP Ownership Rights
- Journalists Caught in the Crossfire of Defamation
- Can Americans Make Successful Defamation Claims Across the Pond?
- Kick it (defamation) out
- User Guide to Social Media and Avoiding Legal Traps
- The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and Celebrities’ Privacy
In the recent case of Max Mosley v Google Inc and Google UK  EWHC 59 (QB), the High Court ruled that the celebrity had a viable claim against the Internet search engine giant for breaches of the Data Protection…
This note is intended to alert you – in case you were not already aware – to the fact that, from 26 May 2012, website operators who run websites in the UK will need a user’s consent to store cookies…