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Copyright protection for computer software - Court of Appeal holds firm

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd, the Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal by SAS concerning the extent to which copyright protection can be granted to computer software.
26 November 2013


Taking an interest in insurance

This article describes how a third party can take an interest in insurance cover and key issues to look out for when doing so including noting an interest, loss payee clauses and co-insurance.
26 November 2013


Financial Services Series; Issue 2

Welcome to this issue of Financial Services Series dealing with the FCA’s enforcement powers and process. Read on for tips on the smooth management of the regulated firm’s relationship with the FCA.
25 November 2013

Doorstep selling regulations apply even where the customer asked for the visit

Our dispute resolution team considers the regulation surrounding cold calling and looks at the significant case of Salat v Barutis.
22 November 2013

Local Council winning when it was wrong

When responses to consultations are not properly considered by local councils, affected members of the public can, in theory, bring Judicial Review proceedings. What do the courts think?
22 November 2013


Should schools be liable for failings of third party contractors?

This article looks at Woodland v Essex County Council [2013]UKSC 66 where a 10 year old girl suffered severe brain damage during a swimming lesson organised by her school but provided by a contractor.
22 November 2013

Everybody’s wrong – contracts which don’t reflect the agreement you reached

Poor drafting: Are parties bound by a contract even if it contains written terms neither party intended to be bound by?
21 November 2013

The valuation of partnership assets on dissolution

Our Food, Farming and Land team considers the recent case of Ham v Ham & another - and why is critical that thought is given and agreements reached before business relationships breaks down.
20 November 2013

Avoiding collisions: which country decides an international dispute?

The case of the Alexandros T sheds some light on the English court's approach to related proceedings issued in different European jurisdictions.
19 November 2013

Direct award of concessions is a breach of transparency

Our procurement team looks at the implications of two significant cases on authorities awarding concession contracts re: equal treatment and non-discrimination on the basis of nationality.
19 November 2013

The works of Eva Cassidy – copyright and a distribution dispute

What are the implications of Straw & Anors v Jennings, the High Court distribution and copyright dispute  concerning the late vocalist, Eva Cassidy?
18 November 2013


Casino de Monte-Carlo fails in trademark infringement and passing-off claims

Dickerson and Shaw have published an article in 'World Trademark Review Daily' on the claim by Casino de Monte-Carlo for trademark infringement and passing off, which was dismissed on both counts.
18 November 2013

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