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We are recognised as punching above our weight in the intellectual property arena. Our trade mark team combines a mixture of lawyers and trade mark attorneys and is one of the fastest growing trade mark filing and portfolio management practices in the UK. We have acted on a number of leading trade mark cases over recent years before the UK courts and the ECJ and are becoming increasingly known for our design and domain name work. We have a longstanding reputation for working with creative industries including advertising, media, entertainment, fashion and publishing, whether advising on copyright /clearance issues or licensing commercial rights.
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Hyperlinking to freely accessible copyright content is not unlawfulBy James Sweeting
In a hotly debated case, the CJEU has decided in Svensson (Case C-466/12) that the owner of a website may redirect users to third party content using hyperlinks without infringing the rights of the copyright holder. That is provided that the content to which the hyperlink points is otherwise freely available to the public online.
Advertising & Marketing Newsnotes - Issue 55 - November 2013By Chris Rycroft, Alice Bainton, Ned Lewis, Rebecca Craker, Joanna Martin, Daniel Bugler, Bryony Compson
The Advertising & Marketing Newsnotes cover recent developments in marketing law. Issue 55 covers Implied health claims for food subject to ASA scrutiny; Facebook relaxes its rules on running promotions; ASA revises its approach to Twitter disclosures; Trading Standards replace OFT as ASA backstop regulator; OFT proposes new Principles for in-app payments; Two ASA adjudications on claims to worldwide superiority; Proposed exceptions to copyright for parody and quotations; and the Government proposals for major consumer law reforms.
Media, Brands & Technology 2014 Training Programme - SRA CPD accredited
Area of law: Intellectual Property13th March 2014, 8:15am - 11:00am, 5 Chancery Lane, Clifford's Inn, London, EC4A 1BL
Lush victory over Amazon searchBy Simon Chapman
After the High Court ruled that Amazon breached the copyright of Lush, Lewis Silkin's client and the ethical cosmetics firm, The Law Society Gazette have profiled Simon Chapman, who acted on behalf of Lush.