Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing: June Teaser

The UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the Regeneron v Kymab case over patents for transgenic mice. In a 4-1 decision, it reversed the Court of Appeal, finding the two patents invalid... Read more

Evidence to prove a family case

Counsel’s opinion as ‘evidence’ How often has an advocate at a final hearing had to remind the court and his or her opponent that what is in a document is not evidence, unless the document is proved... Read more

Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing: June Teaser

Welcome to the latest Bloomsbury Immigration Law Briefing which covers the period up to 21 June 2020. Read more

Covid-19 adjournments of children proceedings

Party’s advocate not able (because of covid-19) to complete a part heard case In Re C (Children: Covid-19: Representation) [2020] EWCA Civ 734 (10 June 2020) the Court of Appeal considered a mother’s... Read more

Tax and Insolvency

For some time, HMRC have been lobbying to become preferred creditors on liquidation of a company. Under current rules, secured creditors are paid first and all unsecured creditors (HMRC included) are... Read more

Local authority’s failure to focus on the needs of a child

PA Media Group v London Borough of Haringey & ors [2020] EWHC 1282 (Fam) (20 May 2020), Hayden J was the culmination of a series of hearings in relation to the care of two boys; and as the extent to... Read more

Bloomsbury Family Law Briefing: June Teaser

Case Summaries  R (W a child by litigation friend J) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2020] EWHC 1299 (Admin) (21 May 2020) the QB Div Ct – A mother (J) agreed to ‘no recourse to public... Read more

Bloomsbury International Arbitration Briefing: June Teaser

In Brief Bina Modi and Ors. v. Lalit Modi and Ors., CS(OS) 84 and 85/2020 [India] The Delhi High Court recently made a very controversial decision on the powers of the Indian civil courts to issue... Read more

Wishes of a Gillick-competent child

Wishes and feelings of a mature child In AS v CPW [2020] EWHC 1238 (Fam) (18 May 2020), Mostyn J reviewed the modern law on wishes and feelings of a child of age and understanding (and see Children’s... Read more

Bloomsbury IP/IT Briefing: May Teaser

There have been important decisions in two long-running trade mark sagas this month. Lord Justice Arnold gave his judgment in the SkyKick case, following the opinion of the CJEU in January. He found... Read more

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