Bloomsbury IP&IT Briefing: March Teaser

The past month has seen two meaty cases decided by the Patents Court, a ruling on stays in trade mark disputes from the Court of Appeal and interesting trade mark and design judgments from the... Read more

Court control of evidence

Case management and Civil Procedure Rules 1998 Case management arrived with a whisper with a ‘Case management practice direction’ in family proceedings in 1995. It was taken up enthusiastically by... Read more

IP & IT Law (11 March – 25 March)

IP & IT News Jaguar wins landmark case against Chinese copy of Evoque model The Guardian – 22 March A court in Beijing has ruled in favour of Jaguar Land Rover in its legal battle against Chinese... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (11 March – 25 March)

Employment News Employers ‘still taking the wrong approach to diversity’ People Management – 22 March Attendees at the Future Talent Conference in London have heard that employers are still taking... Read more

The end of gating orders, dog control orders and drinking in public places orders

The introduction of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 spelt the end of the old methods of placing controls on public spaces. The Act created Public Spaces Protection Orders... Read more

Q&A with Damien Welfare

Ahead of the publication of his book, Bloomsbury Professional catch up with barrister and author, Damien Welfare. 1. What first attracted you to Information Law? The field is always changing.... Read more

Arbitration (18 February – 18 March)

Arbitration News Hong Kong Court refuses leave to appeal arbitral award Herbert Smith Freehills – 13 March In the case of Buda Pipe Rehabilitation Engineering Co. Limited v CPC Construction Hong... Read more

Family Law (4 March – 18 March)

Family News No fault divorce is consistent with international trends Family Law Week – 18 March The Nuffield Foundation has published recent findings stating that the Ministry of Justice (MOJ)... Read more

Immigration Law (4 March – 18 March)

Immigration News Thousands of children 'could become undocumented' after Brexit The Guardian – 18 March Children’s legal charity, Coram, has expressed its concern that thousands of children of EU... Read more

Kanye West claims he is being forced to continue making music, is that legal?

Last week, it emerged that musician-turned recurring guest star on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kanye West, is allegedly tied to a contract that has ‘no end in sight’. According to reports,... Read more

Employment and Pensions Law (25 February – 11 March)

Employment News Railway worker was not entitled to 20-minute breaks, Court of Appeal rules People Management – 7 March The Court of Appeal has unanimously ruled that David Crawford, a railway... Read more

IP & IT Law (25 February – 11 March)

IP & IT News Philips’ patents for GPS athletic performance monitoring device held largely invalid WilsonGunn – 8 March In the case of Garmin (Europe) Limited v Koninklijk Philips N.V. [2019] EWCH... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: March Teaser

Top five cases A (Children)  [2019] EWCA Civ 74 (1 February 2019) – Appeal allowed where judge had not sufficiently considered mother’s case on the concepts of ‘transnational marriage abandonment’... Read more

Five From 5

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Immigration Law (18 February – 4 March)

Immigration News 'Right to rent' checks breach human rights - High Court BBC News – 1 March The High Court has ruled that the ‘right to rent’ scheme which requires landlords to check the... Read more

Family Law (18 February – 4 March)

Family News Sally Challen wins appeal against murder conviction in landmark ruling The Telegraph – 28 February The Court of Appeal has quashed the murder conviction of Sally Challen, after she... Read more

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