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Copyright Infringement in the UK

If someone is copying your own original and creative work as their own or it is being used in a way you have not consented to, you have legal options. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA 1988), the copyright owner has the exclusive rights to carry out a number of various acts such as copying, distributing, performing or adapting a piece of work. The …

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Social Media And Defamation Claims in the UK

With the option to “share” and “retweet” social media content, false or intentionally misleading accusations have the potential to reach a wide audience of people and damage the reputations of individuals and businesses substantially.

If you have been a victim of social media defamation there are legal channels available to secure removal, obtain compensation for damages and ensure non-repetition. Contact us and we can inform you of the legal options available to you in further detail.

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5 things you Should know about Book Publishing Law

If you have recently written a book and are wanting more information on book publishing law before seeking publication from a publishing house, this post will help you to consider the elements of your work requiring legal support and protection. Here are 5 things to consider when it comes to book publishing law and the …

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Defences for a trade mark infringement claim

It is well known that trade mark registration gives the owner exclusive rights to prevent others from using identical or even similar trademarks. Infringement, when proven, can lead to serious consequences such as monetary damages and even criminal remedies including imprisonment. (Section 92, Trade Marks Act 1994). In this post, we will discuss the common …

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