Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
The High Court of England & Wales has found that Amazon’s use of LUSH as a Google AdWord infringed the registered LUSH trade mark where the sponsored advertisement triggered by the AdWord did not enable consumers to determine easily that the products being offered were not actual LUSH products.
The Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Bill was passed by the Scottish Parliament on 20 March 2014.
An independent review of the regulation of cosmetic interventions in the UK highlights an insufficient amount of regulation in the industry.
The Commercial Court considered the impact of words or conduct giving rise to uncertainty about future performance.
Almost 11 years have passed since the JCT [hyperlink to www.jctltd.co.uk] published its innovative Major Project Form 2003, now the Major Project Construction Contract 2011 (MP).
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A recent decision of the U.K. High Court dealt with the trademark implications of using third party trademarks in keyword advertising.
Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
The IPEC has found in favour of a claimant who was groundlessly
threatened with patent infringement proceedings.
The Internet has not only changed the way people communicate, it has become a powerful and important resource for health information.
The UK Office of Fair Trading has accepted binding commitments from Booking.com B.V., Expedia, Inc. and InterContinental Hotels Group plc.
The UKCC formally cleared two mergers resulting in the reduction of competitors in the relevant markets from four to three and three to two respectively.
Smith & Williamson
The latest Smith & Williamson Enterprise Index confirms that confidence in the economy has risen significantly.
Gross Domestic Product has been the yardstick measure of economic performance since it was formalised by the US economist Simon Kuznets 80 years ago.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
UK amending regulations were published which exempt recognized overseas clearing houses from the requirement to produce and maintain recovery plans.
At the end of March, the EU’s Article 29 Working Party adopted an opinion on Personal Data Breach Notification (the Opinion).
The ATED is an annual charge to UK tax of up to £143,750 on UK residential property worth £2m or more, which is held by certain non-natural persons (‘NNPs’)
As announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement in 2013, last month’s Budget confirmed that, from 5 December 2013 the Government will remove what has been a significant capital gains tax downside which applied on the death of the vulnerable beneficiary of certain types of disabled person’s trust.
With increasing numbers of people moving or owning assets abroad, clients are concerned about what kind of power of attorney is required to allow an attorney to deal with foreign assets once the maker has lost mental capacity to deal with matters themselves.
The answer should become clearer after 31 July this year when the EAT delivers its decision in the cases of Neal v Freightliner Limited and Bear Scotland Limited v Fulton.