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Rina Sond

Rina Sond

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Business guidance has been issued by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) relating to the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017, which was passed in April this year and is aimed at making life easier for businesses and individuals by clarifying what is and isn’t acceptable when threatening IP infringement against a third party.

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The confusion surrounding competition law has been a cause for concern for some time. With this in mind, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently produced some resources in an effort to improve understanding of competition law.

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Two recent court cases should change the way businesses view commercial contracts, as judges have determined that what someone says or does can amend a contract originally put in writing.

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Following three years of preparation and lobbying, the European Parliament has finally adopted the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – which means big changes to data protection as we know it in the UK, regardless of the outcome of the forthcoming ‘Brexit’ referendum.

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April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day, set up by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to celebrate IP and raise awareness of its worth. What is IP and how does it relate to you and your business?

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The Internet is a not a free source of material, as a home improvements company found recently to its cost. Many people assume that because images are readily available online, that they are free to use, but that is often not the case.

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If you have registered a trade mark in your business, then you may be well aware of the bogus companies out there who try to imitate or pass themselves off as either being the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) or connected to it.

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The government has introduced the Consumer Rights Act 2015 which aims to overhaul and consolidate the previously confusing and fragmented consumer rights legislation in the UK. The Act will come into force on 1st October 2015 replacing eight existing laws, including the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982. This blog provides a brief overview on some of the key changes that the Act will make to consumer law in the UK.

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Judges at the General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg have denied Skype the ability to register its name as a trade mark on the ground that there is a likelihood of confusion between the “Skype” and “SKY” trademarks (Skype...
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Written by Rina Sond and Fasil Hussain Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business. A brand is a unique design, symbol, words, or a combination of these, used to create an image that identifies a product and differentiates it from its...
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By Rina Sond and Fasil Hussain We recently published a blog covering the introduction of the Intellectual Property Act 2014 (the Act), and in particular, the changes the Act has made to design law. This blog will now focus on the key changes introduced...
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By Rina Sond and Fasil Hussain Personal data is information relating to living people who can be identified from that data, or from that data and other information which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of, the data...
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By Rina Sond and Fasil Hussain The Intellectual Property Act 2014 (the Act) came into force in the UK on 1 st October 2014 and it is expected that all measures should be implemented by late 2015. The Act makes various changes to existing IP legislation...
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Longmores Solicitors has made a further appointment to its Company Commercial team. Solicitor Rina Sond, a Commercial and Intellectual Property law specialist, has joined the Hertfordshire practice following a 12 year qualified career, having previously...
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