1. BA data breach fine of £20 million a reminder that data compliance requires ongoing review & more…

    See below for the latest Data Blast from our legal team: BA data breach fine of £20 million a reminder that data compliance requires ongoing review; France’s High Court considers US surveillance risks to personal data post-Privacy Shield; ICO investigating use of Covid 19 contact tracing data for improper purposes; Covid mask seller fined £40K after deleting evidence of marketing emails

  2. Data Blast: H&M handed €35M fine for amassing intrusive employee files and much more…

    See below for the latest Data Blast from our legal team: H&M handed €35M fine for amassing intrusive employee files; Irish regulator issues guidance on vehicle tracking by employers; Belgian authority fines electoral candidate for using council employee database for campaigning; £60K…

  3. Venner Shipley maintains Tier 1 ranking for PATMA: Patent Attorneys in the 2021 edition of Legal 500

    We are delighted to announce we have retained our Tier 1 status for PATMA: Patent Attorneys, Legal 500 UK.

  4. The coffee pot that keeps on brewing

  5. Salesforce and Oracle face class actions; UK firm fined £130K for marketing calls and more…

  6. Venner Shipley’s world leading inflammasome client, Inflazome, acquired by Roche

  7. EUIPO Becomes an Office of Second Filing for the WIPO Digital Access Service for Registered Designs

  8. Swiss-US Privacy Shield no longer adequate and more…

  9. AI, Standards and Patents - Time for a Gold Rush?

  10. Data Blast; US takes aim at TikTok and Chinese video game makers and more…

  11. Summer Bank Holiday Office Closure 2020

  12. UK Supreme Court upholds jurisdiction of English courts to determine global FRAND licences