If you didn’t know any better, you might say taking videos without permission is a harmless crime—but that’s far from the truth. It’s actually a crime that comes with various […]
NFTs and the law
NFTs have recently become increasingly popular as a result of the blockchain boom and the rise of digital art. Much like blockchain, NFTs are a mystery to many and raise […]
What happens when you break copyright laws?
It is said that possession is nine-tenths of the law, but when it comes to copyright, this is not necessarily the case. Copyright law is there to protect the creators […]
Do I need a music licence to play music at work?
There are many laws and regulations that affect small businesses, and business owners need to be aware of these in order to comply with the law. Business owners are busy […]
TikTok’s unlawful use of children’s data
Popular video-sharing app TikTok is facing a claim backed by millions of children over its collection and use of personal data. The issue is that this illegal collection of data […]
Battle of the caterpillars: M&S sues Aldi over Colin lookalike
Party Rings, McVities Iced Gems, Jammie Dodgers…just a few birthday party snacks all leading to the arrival of the centrepiece: Colin the Caterpillar. The famous chocolate cake in caterpillar form […]
Content ownership for businesses
Content is everywhere. From the content on your website, from service pages to articles to every post that’s published on your social media and even your physical website, but are […]
Trade marks in modern pop culture
Trade marks appear everywhere in everyday life and they signify a ‘badge of origin’. A trade mark is an intellectual property right which distinguishes the goods or services of one […]
Digital signage and copyright
Digital signage is a form of technology which allows you to present great content in an effective manner. It’s up to you to provide the great content and it’s important […]
The eleven of hearts and European trade mark reform
On 1 October 2017, certain key changes will come into force in respect of EU Trade Mark law and procedure. What are these changes and how will they affect trade […]
International trade marks and the REAL Madrid
What do Cristiano Ronaldo and international trade mark registration have in common? The real Madrid For brand owners looking to register their trade mark rights in multiple jurisdictions, the Madrid […]
What are trade mark classes and why are they so important?
Every entrepreneur needs to think about trade marks when looking to invest in their branding, in particular, the ‘class(es)’ within which to register their trade mark. This is an area where people […]