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Online and e-mail risks at work

Posted on 03/08/13 by Conybeare Solicitors
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This Business Briefing highlights the risks all employees should be aware of when using e-mail and the internet at work, sending work related e-mails or discussing the workplace on the internet.

 

Copyright Infringement – Warning for Directors

Posted on 12/01/12 by Conybeare Solicitors
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A Scottish court recently ruled that the sole director and shareholder of a company trading as a licensor of classical music recordings was jointly liable with the company for infringement of copyright in recordings of classical music issued through the company’s website.

Agency & Distributorship

Posted on 11/09/12 by Conybeare Solicitors
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This checklist highlights the circumstances in which your business may want to engage the services of an agent or a distributor

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Posted on 01/09/12 by Conybeare Solicitors
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Businesses may be interested in a number of recently-launched intellectual property (IP) initiatives. The government has announced that it will be introducing a new small-claims service for IP cases in the Patents County Court. The new process will limit fixed costs and allow damages of up to £5,000 for each case. The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) estimates that around 150 firms will benefit from the service every year.

This checklist highlights the key IP rights businesses need to be aware of.