1. Data Blast; Cybersecurity a growing concern amid high profile breaches and more…

    See below for the latest Data Blast from our legal team: Cybersecurity a growing concern amid high profile breaches; French court enforces limits on Covid monitoring and reverses regulator’s attempt to ‘make new law’ on cookies; Uber drivers use GDPR to seek access to profiles used to allocate rider requests; Still no full risk assessment for UK Test & Trace program...

  2. Temporary Fee Reductions at the UKIPO from 30 July 2020

    The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) will be introducing a number of temporary fee changes in relation to patents, trade marks and registered designs. Several fees will be significantly reduced or waived with the intention of helping applicants and proprietors disrupted by COVID-19.…

  3. Update – the UK withdraws from Unified Patent Court Agreement

    The UK Government has formally withdrawn its ratification for the Unified Patent Court. The UK says it has done so to ensure clarity regarding the UK status and to facilitate the orderly entry into force for other States. The future of the Unified Patent Court system will be for the…

  4. G1/19: Oral proceedings before the Enlarged Board of Appeal

  5. EU-US data transfers – Privacy Shield is invalid, Standard Contractual Clauses survive

  6. EUIPO joins WIPO Digital Access Service for Registered Designs

  7. Kymab prevails as the Supreme Court affirms the requirement for sufficient disclosure

  8. ZXC v Bloomberg, and Fortescue v Argus Media Ltd – lessons on privacy based injunctions

  9. Data Blast: UK Test and Trace scheme may face legal challenge and more…

  10. Venner Shipley makes partner promotion

  11. Personal Data: What you need to think about before staff return to work

  12. Russia told not to block so much by European HR Court