Retailing and services
As we settle into 2017, the annual trading updates from high street retailers are emerging.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 20 February 2017 | Practice Area: Insolvency
Artificial intelligence is experiencing rapid growth, evident from last year’s record levels of investment in this industry.
Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 16 February 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy
The Court of Appeal has decided that a plumber, who was engaged as a “self-employed operative”, should in fact have been treated as a “worker” for employment rights purposes.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation
What person wouldn't agree that manufacturers have a duty to make their products as safe as reasonably possible? However, this type of question, paradigmatic of the ‘reptile method’, is frequently used by plaintiffs attorneys to prey on jurors' fears and biases, as this guide explains.
Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 03 February 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation
The Government repeal of section 52 of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 has now come into effect.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 01 February 2017 | Practice Area: Copyright
For the advertising industry, 2016 was a continuation of the industry’s efforts toward transparency, compliance and collaboration in the digital space.
Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 27 January 2017 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing
2016 was another a bumper year for patent decisions from the UK IP courts.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 26 January 2017 | Practice Area: Patents
Theresa May made clear in a in a speech on January 17, that the UK's trade and investment relationships with the EU and the rest of the world would be front and centre of her Government's new vision.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government
The Unified Patent Court Preparatory Committee announced this week that it is now working on “the assumption that the Provisional Application Phase (PAP) will start end of spring 2017”.
Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 20 January 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law
The outcome of the UK’s EU referendum has created a degree of uncertainty among US automotive businesses. However, Gowling WLG research shows most are adopting a 'wait and see' approach.
Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 18 January 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government
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