Busting IP Myths

Moore Law Company, IP, News

“I don’t need to enforce my IP once I have it” False. Obtaining an intellectual property right is only the beginning of creating an effective IP strategy. Your business should have a clear idea of the goals you intend to …

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Are You Registered With The ICO?

Moore Law Data Protection, News

How much does your business rely on data? Is any of it personal? Do you process it? If your answer to these questions is yes, you should be a registered data controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) regardless of …

Brexit

How does the cjeu’s ruling in Watson/Tele 2 affect UK citizens’ privacy rights now and post brexit, and how might this impact on your business?

Moore Law News, Technology

On 21 December 2016 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) gave its opinion on the Watson/Tele 2 case (C‑203/15 and C‑698/15). It held that the general and indiscriminate retention of electronic communications by government bodies is contrary to EU …

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The Investigatory Powers Act 2016 Another point of discussion in the security vs privacy debate

Moore Law Data Protection, News

The UK’s new surveillance law, the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IPA), received Royal Assent on 29 November 2016 after numerous reviews and recommendations in its initial state as a Bill in the past year. IPA followed the idea behind the Communications Data …

Software-goods

Is software ‘goods’ and what does it matter?

Moore Law News, Technology

The definition of a particular type of product as a good or service can be an important indicator of the legal obligations and protections that apply to the products and the parties involved in a transaction. This is particularly so …

Brexit

UK Government To Implement General Data Protection Regulation Despite Brexit

Moore Law Company, Data Protection, News

The UK Government has confirmed that it will implement the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), despite the country voting to leave the EU in the June referendum. The announcement brings a greater degree of certainty to the …

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The US no longer a safe harbour for EU data transfers

Moore Law News, Technology

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that personal data from the European Economic Area (EEA) may no longer be sent to the US under the ‘Safe Harbour’ data transfer scheme, meaning that companies may now have to revisit …

Consumer rights

Consumer Rights Act Ensuring Your Business Is Compliant

Moore Law Commercial, News

The start of October has seen the implementation of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA), which dramatically simplifies and extends the obligations faced by businesses that provide goods and services to consumers in the UK. The CRA is the biggest shake up …

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Moore Law – A ‘Top Tier’ Firm

Moore Law News, Sport, Technology

We’re pleased to announce that Moore Law has again been ranked by the Legal 500 UK as a leading firm in the South East for Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) – the only Brighton-based firm to attain such an accolade, placing us …

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Moore Know How: Holy Bat! Football Clubs, Super Heroes & Trade Mark Oppositions

Moore Law Intellectual Property, News, Sport

One of Spain’s highest profile football clubs has found itself at the centre of a trade mark dispute regarding their attempt to register its bat emblem as a Community Trade Mark (CTM). Valencia Football Club (Valencia) has used a representation …