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By Connie Cliff, Adam Chamberlain
Modern business and working models have changed the face of the employment landscape. Half of the new jobs created since the economic down-turn are purportedly ‘self-employed'...
By Gowling WLG
Patent and intellectual property laws are essential to enabling organisations to be able to gain protection for the innovations that they develop.
By Myron Dzulynsky, Pam Vermeersch, Mariam Al-Shikarchy, Jennifer Danahy
On May 2, 2018 CVC Capital Partners announced that CVC Fund VI had signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Alpha Corporation. The transaction includes AOC, LLC...
By Lewis Retik
Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published the much-anticipated Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), which complements the Safe Food for Canadians Act passed in 2012.
By Michael Darowski, Patrick Duxbury
The growth of the life sciences sector has been accompanied by a corresponding growth in related disputes, which are increasingly resolved by way of international arbitration.
By Gowling WLG
In this article, we will address the topic of employee created rights or commissioned works in the field of trademarks, such as logos, stylised marks, or non-traditional marks such as packaging, get-up, icons, user interfaces, etc.
By Kathy Garside, Ashley Pigott, Jane Bates
Unlike in many civil law systems, there is no general doctrine of good faith in English contract law. Parties can expressly agree to act in good faith, and there are certain categories of contracts...
By Paul M. Murphy
As part of Gowling WLG's Special Projects Series, Paul Murphy, Managing Director of Gowling WLG's Energy Group, recently sat down ...
By Stuart Young
Demis Hassabis - the British co-founder of an artificial intelligence company - recently questioned the testing of driverless cars on public roads.
By Alice Stagg, Clémence Lapotre, Felix Wunderlin
On 9 June 2018, the deadline expires for EU Member States to implement the necessary legislation to give effect to the 'Trade Secrets Directive'.
By Chris Edwards-Earl, James Gordon
ITV has failed to persuade the Upper Tribunal that directions issued by the Pensions Regulator requiring ITV to provide financial support to the Box Clever pension scheme should be set aside.
By David Aylen, Manuela Finger, Denis Kolesnikov, Clémence Lapotre, Robert MacDonald, Jon Parker, Alice Stagg, Jian Xu
This article explores if the exclusive rights in a trademark can be obtained in the course of trade without registration and what is the scope of such rights across Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, UAE and the UK.
By Jane Fielding, Martin Chitty
In City of York Council v Grosset, the Court of Appeal has explored the nature of discrimination arising from disability and how it fits with both unfair dismissal and the duty to make reasonable adjustments.
By Connie Cliff, Jane Fielding
In May we had another significant development in the growing body of case law concerning discrimination arising from disability increasing the potential for employers to fall foul of this legal concept.
By David Brennan
Smart contracts have the potential to change the way in which business is transacted by enabling it to be completed more quickly and efficiently through the use of blockchain technology.
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