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We know how tempting it can be to get started with work before a contract is agreed. The client is pushing for things to get moving, your company wants the income and relationships are rosy at the start. But please take our warning that the consequences of doing so...read more
Trade marks can be a valuable business asset. But what actually do they do? Trade marks are generally used to protect brand names and logos. As part of the application process for your trade mark, you must submit a specification – the goods and services for which you...read more
Who is liable under current law? The Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), which currently regulates data protection law in England, distinguishes between two types of ‘users’ of personal data (see what is the difference below):- Data controller; and Data processor. The...read more
Carphone Warehouse has recently been fined £400,000 by the ICO following a hack which resulted in unauthorised access to records containing personal data of over 3 million customers and employees. There were a number of security failings identified, and whilst the ICO...read more
We have been helping some of our clients understand the impact of the General Data Protection Regulations (“ GDPR’s ”) and what they need to do to comply and of course with the implications for their contracts. Lots of talk around the GDPR’s has been about the...read more
Contract Termination We have been asked a question around contract termination a couple of times recently. Although the facts were slightly different in each case, the general principle behind the issue was the same. So we thought it might be helpful to write a blawg...read more