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Wiggin’s Simon Baggs says online counterfeiting is an exploding global problem but Google is doing nothing about it. Finding counterfeit goods is simple – Google leads you straight to them. These goods are always inferior and sometimes extremely dangerous. Sellers range from small operators selling one or two items using online marketplaces, to larger operators using … Continue reading “Who is fuelling the counterfeiting fire? The search is on”
Rowan Freeland of Simmons & Simmons scripts an important exchange for corporates Europe-wide. Scene: Headquarters of Plains Plc. The office of The Ostrich, head of business development and licensing. Enter The Meerkat, head of patents
For those dealing with transactions and businesses in Scotland it is important to remember that Scots Law differs from English Law in a number of respects, and one of area of difference which has, in the past, caused much gnashing of teeth (particularly during late night closing processes) is the law around the requirements for … Continue reading “Execution of documents under Scots Law”
Right to rent checks were introduced by the Immigration Act 2014 and, following a successful pilot scheme in parts of the West Midlands, became effective for all private tenants in England from 1 February 2016 (currently, the scheme does not apply in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland).
As online advertising continues its rapid growth, online ad revenues become an ever more important opportunity (and/or threat) for many TMT businesses. How these growing markets are treated by antitrust agencies can be critical to strategy – either in terms of M&A or defending business models from the actions of other market participants. This article … Continue reading “Antitrust treatment of online advertising markets”
I’m of an age where I form part of a group of lawyers who elected to pursue careers in-house from the outside. I had failed to complete a chemical engineering course so I had a very clear purpose in studying law: I wanted to work in-house. I identified a couple of industries I thought should … Continue reading “Perspectives: Philip Bramwell, BAE Systems”