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Intellectual Property: Case Update – November 2021

IP Partner Tom Carver provides our monthly Intellectual Property Case Update. “Every case is interesting to someone, and no case is interesting to everyone” November’s addition of the Intellectual Property Case Update. Highlights include: Optis Cellular Technology LLC & Ors v Apple Retail UK Ltd & Ors in the Court of…

Intellectual Property: Case Update – October 2021

IP Partner Tom Carver provides our monthly Intellectual Property Case Update. “Every case is interesting to someone, and no case is interesting to everyone” Another slightly quieter month, with six cases reported in October. Highlights Include: Optis Cellular Technology Inc & Anor v Apple Retail UK Ltd & Ors in…

Intellectual Property: Case Update – September 2021

IP Partner Tom Carver provides our monthly Intellectual Property Case Update. “Every case is interesting to someone, and no case is interesting to everyone” A rather shorter update this month than last month, with only three cases reported. Highlights include: Thaler v Comptroller General of Patents Trade Marks And Designs…

Intellectual Property: Case Update – July & August 2021

IP Partner Tom Carver provides our monthly Intellectual Property Case Update. “Every case is interesting to someone, and no case is interesting to everyone” A double edition for Tom’s first update from White & Black.  This covers July and August, with both months being relatively busy. Highlights include: Secretary of…

EU Commission adopts new Standard Contractual Clauses

Article 46 of the GDPR lists Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) approved by the Commission, as an ‘appropriate safeguard’ for transfers of personal data to a third country that does not have adequacy status. In essence, SCCs are standard sets of contractual terms and conditions, approved by the European Commission, which…

Processing Personal Data

A practical approach to maintaining compliance with the GDPR (This is the second blog in the series written by Alex Matheson) The GDPR provides that personal data should be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it…