Defences to defamation

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Having a presence on social media as a business can be valuable. It can increase your audience, boost your brand, and give the ability to communicate with potential customers instantly.  However, social media does also create risks such as defamation. Material posted on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook can be malicious and […]

UK intellectual property after Brexit

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Tim Moss, CEO of the United Kingdom (UK) Intellectual Property Office (IPO) spoke at the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) virtual autumn conference. He said the UK’s intellectual property (IP) system “is one of the worlds best and that will not change after the 31 December” (end of the Brexit transition period). Whilst […]

UK Ambassador addresses the WTO

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Julian Braithwaite, the United Kingdoms (UK) Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) delivered a statement during the WTO Joint Initiative on E-Commerce plenary session. He said that the UK has written its own text proposals which sets out the UK’s position on; personal information protection; custom duties on electronic transmissions; source code; cross-border transfer […]