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By David Wozniak
Under the Manx and UK copyright legislation it is not an infringement of a design document to make industrially articles in accordance with the design which are not themselves artistic works, including works of artistic craftsmanship.
By Adam Kelly, David Wozniak
The use of hyperlinks to access third party websites is such a common part of internet communication that it is hard to imagine that they might give rise to a claim of infringement of copyright in material on the site being accessed.
By David Wozniak
As the Isle of Man eGaming Summit draws closer, one topic sure to be of interest and discussion is eSports.
By Adam Kelly
From August 12 2016 when the UK's Insurance Act 2015 takes effect there will be differences affecting business (ie non-consumer) policies issued in Isle of Man and those issued in UK, including renewals.
By Chris Arrowsmith, Kevin O'Loughlin
On June 30 2016 Her Majesty's First Deemster, Deemster Doyle, delivered a judgment in the case of AB v CD, in which Kevin O'Loughlin and Christopher Arrowsmith of Simcocks acted for the Defendant trustee.
By Caroline Jennings
If you are going through a divorce, or dissolution of a civil partnership, or if you are already divorced, no matter how long ago, it is certainly worth considering whether you have done all that you can to protect yourself...
By Sarah Wolter
This case deals with three main issues; (1) the duty of care of an advocate to a third party, (2) amendments to Particulars of Claim and (3) the test when seeking leave to appeal to the Privy Council.
By Irini Newby
As levels of obesity make headline news Simcocks director Irini Newby considers the implications for employers.
By Kevin O'Loughlin
A discussion of the decision of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in Singularis Holdings Limited v PwC [2014] UKPC 36.
By David Wozniak
Deemster Corlett cited and relied upon Akhavan v Quinn Legal Advocates Limited 20134 as the leading case in the Isle of Man on security for costs.
By Kamille Yardley-Scott
The Isle of Man Maritime Group's rousing evening reception was one of the highlights of this year's London International Shipping Week.
By   Simcocks
Whether dealing with a multinational corporation or a private client, the dispute resolution department adopts a commercially realistic approach to bring each case to an efficient and practical conclusion.
By Peter Chemaly
Simcocks has produced a comparison between the Isle of Man Companies Act 2006 and the BVI Business Companies Act 2004.
By Amy Coole
A table detailing comparison of Foundations in different jurisdictions.
By Amy Coole, Kevin O'Loughlin
Reforms to Isle of Man trust law are being introduced under the Trusts (Amendment) Act 2015 expected to become operational on June 16 2015.