Data protection

Moore Know How: Who Wants To Know Your Business?

Moore Law Company, Data Protection, News

Companies House has announced that it intends to make available for free most of the digital data it holds on UK companies and limited liability partnerships. Such an initiative enhanced also by the Government’s proposed Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill, …

uk leading firm 2014

What’s New At Moore Law?

Moore Law Legal 500, News, Sport

As Moore Law enters its third year, we thought it timely to post an update on recent developments – the past few months having seen us expand to new offices and win new market recognition. In-SINC This summer saw us …

apple

Apple Store Layout Wins Trade Mark Proctection

Moore Law Design Rights, News

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that it is possible to register the layout of a store as a trade mark provided that it is sufficiently distinct. In 2010 Apple managed to trade mark a 3D representation from …

Privacy

UK Enacting Emergency Telecoms Data Surveillance Powers

Moore Law News, Privacy

The UK Government is this week set to enact emergency legislation obliging phone and internet companies to maintain records of all customer calls, texts and internet use for twelve months. The Data Retention and Investigation Powers Bill comes as a …

consumer news

New Consumer And Distance Selling Rules Enter Force

Moore Law Consumer Protection, News

New rules enter force on June 13th affecting all types of consumer contracts but particularly those conducted by retailers online, meaning that businesses that sell over the internet may have to revisit their Terms of Sale policies. The changes come …

data Protection

Data Breaches Prompt ICO Best Practice IT Security Report

Moore Law Commercial, News, Privacy

A number of high profile breaches of online data security, including most recently a claim that millions of eBay customer accounts had been compromised, have once again brought into focus the importance of robust online data and customer account protections …

google search

ICO Publishes Reaction To Google ‘Removal Of Search Engine Results’ Decision

Moore Law Data Protection, News

The UK body that regulates data protection, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), has issued an overview of key points in relation to the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) judgment involving Google and the removal of internet search results to …

security

Moore know how: AR£ Y0UR $Y5T3MS [email protected] FROM H&CK£R$?

Moore Law Hacking, News, Technology

Cyber crime on the up – Has your business got the necessary protections in place?Despite all the warnings, “123456” was still the most common password in 2013 according to a report by Splashdata. This is particularly worrying for businesses given …

cloud-computing

Moore know how: Got your head in the clouds?

Moore Law News, Technology

Cloud Computing: Cloud computing systems (i.e. access to computing resources, on demand, via a network) are fast being adopted as the norm for IT infrastructures. If your organisation currently maintains and manages its own computer infrastructure you may also be considering …

IP

Moore Know How – Late Payment Of Debts & Joint Ownership Of IP

Moore Law Commercial, News

Late Payment: asserting your rights Your statutory right to claim interest: We are often told about the hard work that goes into chasing up clients and getting invoices paid – not just on time, but at all – especially in …