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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Dec 15

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Wright, R (on the application of) v Forest of Dean District Council Resilient Energy Serverndale Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 2102 (14 December 2017) Miah, R (On the Application Of) v Tthe Independent Police Complaints…
  • Dec 15

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph

    Burial law should be reformed to stop family rows, says Law Commission – Daily Telegraph
    ‘The law must be changed to stop families ignoring the burial wishes of the dead, the Law Commission has said. Currently someone’s wishes have no legal standing even if expressed in a will and family members can overrule them…
  • Dec 15

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New

    Iraqis win damages for ‘ill-treatment’ by British soldiers – BBC New
    ‘Four Iraqi citizens have won damages from the Ministry of Defence for ill-treatment and unlawful detention during the Iraq War.’ Full StoryBBC News, 14th December 2017Source: www.bbc.co.uk
Rank this Week: 4

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 47

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 14

    Around the IP Blogs!

    Around the IP Blogs!
    JIPLP (The weblog of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice)The JIPLP “is thrilled to announce that Sir Richard Arnold (High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division) has accepted the invitation to join its…
  • Dec 14

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument

    UPC - update from UK on statutory instrument
    The saltireA quick update from the UK on the outstanding legislation that will enable the UK to ratify the UPC Agreement: yesterday the Privy Council made an Order approving the draft Scottish statutory instrument that grants…
  • Dec 13

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist

    The ILO rules reinstatement of Board of Appeal member, but EPO resist
    There was a major development last week in the saga of the suspension of the member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, which, however, still has failed to bring the affair to a conclusion.To recap the tale which has been…
Rank this Week: 65

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 113

Inforrm\'s Blog

Inforrm\'s Blog

Discusses issues of media law and responsibility with a special focus on libel and privacy law and the balance between the two.

https://inforrm.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 139

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 212

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Dec 15

    Covering the base

    Covering the base
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog covered many of the bases of family law, including finances, children, domestic abuse and legal aid:Just within bounds: global maintenance orders and child…
  • Dec 10

    News Essentials: 11th December 2017

    News Essentials: 11th December 2017
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSLaw Soc publishes behavioural research of consumers choosing divorce servicesPrice comparison particularly difficult in respect of family law disputes. Full…
  • Dec 7

    Past and future

    Past and future
    My posts this week on Marilyn Stowe’s Family Law & Divorce Blog touched upon both the past and the future of family law. They included:Attorney fails to have gift to wife ratified - The Court of Protection case Re PP.Is…
Rank this Week: 464

Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

Fictional account of a junior barrister practising at the English Bar.

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • Dec 11

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
  • Dec 8

    What Clients Look For When Hiring Lawyers.

    What Clients Look For When Hiring Lawyers.
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Legal challenges and disputes usually carry huge consequences and individuals faced with the same always look for great lawyers to help them with their cases. A good…
  • Dec 4

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon

    Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoon
    This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for…
Rank this Week: 411

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Dec 10

    “I made him aware he is very lucky”

    “I made him aware he is very lucky”
    A Local Government Ombudsman Report on the actions of Maidstone Borough Council towards a homeless household makes for depressing reading. Both for the actions (and inactions) of the Council and for what it lays bare about the attitude to the…
  • Dec 10

    Job Ad – Norwich

    Job Ad – Norwich
    Shelter Solicitor £29,331 – £35,332 depending on experience Norwich Closing date: 10 January 2018 at 11.30 pm We’re looking for a qualified Solicitor or experienced Housing Adviser with experience of handling a wide…
  • Dec 4

    An air of unreality

    An air of unreality
    Whilst winding my way home this evening, I chanced across a piece from Inside Housing in which is was reported that the Secretary of State, (Sajid Javid) had suggested that private freeholders should pick up the costs associated with…
Rank this Week: 505

UK Human Rights Blog

UK Human Rights Blog

Covers UK and European human rights cases and laws. By 1 Crown Office Row.

http://ukhumanrightsblog.com
  • Dec 15

    High Court quashes guidance on deporting EEA nationals who are sleeping rough

    High Court quashes guidance on deporting EEA nationals who are sleeping rough
    R (On the Application of Gureckis) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2017] EWHC 3298 (Admin) Read the judgment here: http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2017/3298.html Recent years have seen a significant increase in…
  • Dec 12

    Inadequate inquest following a police chase quashed after almost 20 year

    Inadequate inquest following a police chase quashed after almost 20 year
    On 5th December 2017, the Divisional Court gave judgment in Power v HM Senior Coroner for Inner London [2017] EWHC 3117 (Admin), directing that an inquest held in 1998 into a road traffic accident following a police chase had been…
  • Dec 12

    Indefinite Detention and the Rule of Law — Catherine Jaqui

    Indefinite Detention and the Rule of Law — Catherine Jaqui
    On 1 December 2017 an event in Temple Church with the Bar Council in collaboration with Refugee Tales, an outreach project whose aim is to see the end of indefinite immigration detention, saw an announcement of new recommendations for reform…
Rank this Week: 691

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • Dec 13

    What are Pre-Contract Enquiries?

    What are Pre-Contract Enquiries?
      What are Pre-Contract Enquiries   A critical element for any transaction is responding to enquiries raised by the buyer’s representative.  At their core, enquiries are simply questions raised as to the nature of the…
  • Dec 4

    Bank of Mum and Dad!

    Bank of Mum and Dad!
      The Bank of Mum and Dad Most parents will naturally want to help their offspring onto the property ladder and with the price of property these days it is often a requirement to have the extra funds even when a mortgage is being…
  • Nov 29

    Unregistered Land

    Unregistered Land
      Unregistered Land Since 1958 land transactions have had to be registered at Land Registry.  Each part of the country become compulsorily registrable in different years.  As land is often passed down through families it was…
Rank this Week: 574

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 570

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    Family Law - from Jordan Publishing to Lexis Library

    Family Law - from Jordan Publishing to Lexis Library
    Following the acquisition of Jordan Publishing by LexisNexis UK, our online access to the following titles is now via LexisLibrary.Child & Family Law QuarterlyFamily Law JournalFamily Law ReportsTo access the two journals, you can either…
  • Nov 8

    Hamlyn Lecture - Improving Statutes, Wednesday 15th November 6-7pm

    Hamlyn Lecture - Improving Statutes, Wednesday 15th November 6-7pm
    This year's Hamlyn Lecture will be taking place next week at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. The timing will make it awkward for many Birkbeck students to attend but I thought that I'd flag it up as it looks like an interesting…
  • Nov 6

    New subscription to the Immigration practice area on Lexis Library

    New subscription to the Immigration practice area on Lexis Library
    We now have access to the Immigration practice area within Lexis Library. This provides specialist content including:Macdonald's Immigration Law & PracticeFransman's British Nationality LawButterworths Immigration Law ServiceTo access,…
Rank this Week: 767

Paul Maharg

Paul Maharg

Covers legal education, law, literature, and legal critique.

http://paulmaharg.com/
  • Dec 6

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference

    Final thoughts: UNSW legal education research conference
    This was a great conference.  I so enjoyed being back in Australia, meeting up with colleagues and friends again, and hearing what they were doing.  I wanted it to go on for days.  The programme is a tribute to the typical…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference

    Day 2, Plenary roundtable, UNSW legal research conference
    Sally Lift first, talking on regulatory pressures.  She summarised the pressures.  She mentioned working with the profession to bring them with us, and the importance of ethical judgment as well as strategy, creativity, empathy,…
  • Dec 4

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference

    Day 2, session 3, UNSW legal education research conference
    This session is called ‘Writing for Law’.  First up, Philippa Ryan (UTS), on ‘Teaching law students the role of discourse markers’.  To improve their self assessment skills, their academic legal writing and…
Rank this Week: 1067

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

Covers family law the the family justice system in the United Kingdom.

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • Dec 3

    Move along…nothing to see here

    Move along…nothing to see here
    Been busy. Many imagined blogs in my head and on my to do list. None yet written… You could read this post I have written for The Transparency Project if you are desperate for some reading. It’s about alienation and what…
  • Nov 25

    Vicarious Trauma

    Vicarious Trauma
    I wrote recently about judicial bullying. There were many reasons I did not give details of my experience, but it was partly to protect the bully. We all know that bullying is a sign that something may be going on for the bully. They are…
  • Nov 25

    The Truth About Social Work Tutor – Part II

    The Truth About Social Work Tutor – Part II
    A review of The Truth About Social Work, by Social Work Tutor This post was intended to be a post about a book, but its grown like Topsy. I have therefore split it into two posts, the first is about Social Work Tutor, the author of the book,…
Rank this Week: 951

Scottish Law Reporter

Scottish Law Reporter

Reporting on news & issues of Justice, Law & Politics, from Scotland.

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 895

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Jun 16

    Interesting Things of the Week #200

    Interesting Things of the Week #200
    How to conduct library website usability studies for free – some useful resources and tips Poetry Archive – poems read by their authors (or celebs) 12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers What type of library user are…
Rank this Week: 730

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

http://lawbod.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
Rank this Week: 924

UK Freedom of Information Law…

UK Freedom of Information Law Update

A discussion of the latest Freedom of Information Act decisions of the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner and the Information Tribunal.

http://www.informationlaw.org.uk
Rank this Week: 950

IP Freely

IP Freely

Offers lighthearted opinion and news on intellectual property law.

http://theipblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    It's been way to long

    It's been way to long
    var addthis_pub="bevans1986";The title says it all.IP Freely has been very busy for the last god knows how many months and has really neglected his blogging duties and slew of loyal followers.
  • Aug 13

    All quiet

    All quiet
    var addthis_pub="bevans1986";I must apologise, it has been ages since my last post. Basically the LPC (Distinction lovely!) and then starting a training contract as soon as I finished really got in the way of blogging.However I am determined…
  • Jun 30

    Stuff

    Stuff
    var addthis_pub="bevans1986";Facebook are allowing users to chose user names for the first time i.e. the users URL will be http://www.facebook.com/ipfreely for example.
Rank this Week: 763

Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4312

Global Workplace Insider

Global Workplace Insider

Covers employment and labour law issues, including industrial relations/labour and human resources, business immigration and international mobility, enterprise and collective labour agreements and occupational health and safety matters, By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.globalworkplaceinsider.com/
Rank this Week: 2476

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 15

    The Role of Technology in Law.

    The Role of Technology in Law.
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Technological advancements over the recent years has made life easy and enjoyable. Communication and social interactions have been made simpler since people can…
  • Dec 8

    Why it can be helpful to hire an attorney with a specialty

    Why it can be helpful to hire an attorney with a specialty
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post When you’re looking for an attorney — whether you need a personal injury, divorce, real estate attorney, or anything in between — there are a lot of…
  • Dec 8

    4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Lawyer (in the USA)

    4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Lawyer (in the USA)
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post We are faced with legal challenges every time and it is only with a good lawyer that you will be able to deal with the challenges successfully. Some of these…
Rank this Week: 1891

Regulation tomorrow

Regulation tomorrow

By Norton Rose Fulbright. Offers resources on the global financial services regulatory environment. It reports on financial services regulatory developments and provides insights and commentary across Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe and the United States.

http://www.regulationtomorrow.com/
  • Dec 14

    Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) No 2 Regulations 2017 published

    Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Markets in Financial Instruments) No 2 Regulations 2017 published
    There has been published on the legislation.gov.uk website, The Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA 2000) (Markets in Financial Instruments) (No 2) Regulations 2017 (the Regulations). The Regulations complete the UK implementation…
  • Dec 14

    PSR decision on proposals to improve switching of Facilities Management provider

    PSR decision on proposals to improve switching of Facilities Management provider
    The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) has published Policy Statement 17/3: Direct Debit Facilities Management: Switching Providers: Our decision on changes to the Direct Debit rules relating to the switching of Facilities Management providers…
  • Dec 14

    PFOF – priority area of FCA supervisory focu

    PFOF – priority area of FCA supervisory focu
    The FCA has published a Dear CEO letter on payment for order flow (PFOF). The Dear CEO letter follows the FCA’s Market Watch 51 on PFOF, which we blogged in September last year (here). In the Dear CEO letter, the FCA reiterates that…
Rank this Week: 2414

Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

Graham Smith's blog on law, IT, the Internet and new media

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Cyberleagle Christmas Quiz

    Cyberleagle Christmas Quiz
    15 questions to illuminate the festive season. Answers in the New Year. (Remember that this is an English law blog). Tech teasers 1. How many data definitions does the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 (IP Act) contain?2. …
  • Nov 14

    Electronic wills: an idea whose time has yet to come?

    Electronic wills: an idea whose time has yet to come?
    Over the last four months the Law Commission of England and Wales has been consulting on the topic of Making a Will, focusing on testamentary capacity and formalities.  Chapter 6 of the Consultation is about Electronic…
  • Oct 25

    Towards a filtered internet: the European Commission’s automated prior restraint machine

    Towards a filtered internet: the European Commission’s automated prior restraint machine
    The European Commission recently published a Communication on Tackling Illegal Content Online.  Its subtitle, Towards an enhanced responsibility of online platforms, summarises the theme: persuading online intermediaries,…
Rank this Week: 1983

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2475

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Wildings Solicitors Blog

Covers real estate law in the UK.

http://blog.wildings-solicitors.co.uk/
  • Dec 13

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!

    Employment & HR Roundup - Christmas Special!
    It is almost Christmas! With less than 2 weeks until everyone finishes for the festive period, we at Wildings wanted to focus on recent news, particularly geared to Christmas planning! Whilst this is generally a fun and enjoyable time of year…
  • Nov 3

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 29/10 – 04/11
    This week, we discuss Sexual harassment, our upcoming Mock Employment tribunal, the gig economy and more
  • Oct 27

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10

    Employment Law & HR Roundup 22/10 – 28/10
    In this week's Employment Law & HR briefing we discuss mental health, our upcoming mock employment tribunal and much more
Rank this Week: 1249

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    Landlord Law Blog looks back at 2017

    Landlord Law Blog looks back at 2017
    We generally take a long break over Christmas – to allow Ben and I a bit of a break, and this year to allow my injured finger time to recover its full typing capacity. Although mind you I will still be working – one of my projects…
  • Dec 11

    Interim and Final Management Order

    Interim and Final Management Order
    All in a day Most of my writings derive from discussions or incidents that I have engaged with during the course of my working week, usually when rowing with a landlord in a front garden. Either a weird bit of law comes up that’s worth…
  • Dec 11

    Using the Landlord Tap website to prevent unpaid water bill

    Using the Landlord Tap website to prevent unpaid water bill
    Did you know that the unpaid water bills adds an extra £21 per year to everyone else’s bill and that 80% of water and sewerage debt is due from residential tenants? Thats all those tenants disappearing at the end of their tenancy…
Rank this Week: 1814

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

www.lawblogswitzerland.ch

Covers Swiss, European and international legal news. It focuses on data protection, privacy, technology law, IT/IP law, criminal law, administrative law, civil law, tax law, banking and finance law, bankruptcy, competition law and construction as well as real estate law.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1125

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

Covers global insurance and reinsurance law and news. By Goldberg Segalla.

http://www.insurerereport.com/
Rank this Week: 1960

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1570

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
Rank this Week: 1562

IP Finance

IP Finance

Looks at financial issues for intellectual property rights: securitisation and collateral, IP valuation for acquisition and balance sheet purposes, tax and R&D breaks, film and product finance, calculating quantum of damages--anything that happens where IP meets money.

http://www.ip.finance/?m=1
  • Dec 11

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!

    IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments - Webinar Today - sign up!
    You are invited to join OxFirst for a webinar today at 3pm - 4pm GMT for talk on IP Valuation in Early Stage Investments presented by John E. Dubiansky: What this talk is aboutThe adequate valuation of patents plays a crucial…
  • Dec 5

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing

    Tide turns in US and EU agencies’ policies on SEP licensing
    The new US Department of Justice antitrust leader says antitrust enforcers are too accommodating to IP implementers when in dispute with standard-essential patent owners. Instead, patent owners should be allowed to decide how they want to…
  • Nov 27

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?

    If Uber turns to self-driving vehicles, what is to become of its brand?
    Think of the sharing economy and Uber is usually the first company that comes to mind. What could be more appropriate than providing the infrastructure for the service, while the drivers supply their own vehicles. As the middleman, Uber…
Rank this Week: 2333

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Dec 11

    Article 29 Working Party Sets Deadline to Address Privacy Shield Concern

    Article 29 Working Party Sets Deadline to Address Privacy Shield Concern
    Hot on the heels of the European Commission's official review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, the Article 29 Working Party of EU data protection regulators has issued its own report on the matter. The summary of…
  • Nov 28

    Russia Partially Releases 2018 Data Privacy Inspection Plan

    Russia Partially Releases 2018 Data Privacy Inspection Plan
    Two weeks ago, certain territorial divisions of the Russian Data Protection Authority, Roskomnadzor, published their 2018 plans for conducting inspections of local companies’ compliance with Russian data privacy requirements, including…
  • Nov 1

    Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Event

    Privacy and Cybersecurity November 2017 Event
    Please join us for our November 2017 Privacy and Cybersecurity Events.
Rank this Week: 3591

Watermans Solicitors Blog

Watermans Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.watermans.ws/blog/
Rank this Week: 2041

The Virtual Lawyer

The Virtual Lawyer

Discusses the law, legal news and the practice of law in England and Wales. By Steve Cornforth.

http://thestevecornforthblog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Dec 11

    Missing a deadline - ending a career?

    Missing a deadline - ending a career?
    There seems to be no let up in the number of stories concerning lawyers who throw their careers off a cliff to try and cover up mistakes. The most recent, concerns the signing of documents.  In a case reported in Legal futures last week…
  • Nov 21

    Lord Sumption openly calls for limits on PI damages to protect insurers' profit

    Lord Sumption openly calls for limits on PI damages to protect insurers' profit
    If the insurance industry was in need of a high profile advocate it has found one in the shape of a Supreme Court judge no less. Lord Sumption was elevated to the Supreme Court in 2012, directly from the bar. In 2005 he appeared in The…
  • Nov 5

    Concerning Access to Justice and 1000 Wildlife Photograph

    Concerning Access to Justice and 1000 Wildlife Photograph
    This slightly unusual post has been inspired by two things. The first was my decision to re-join the trustees of North West Legal Support Trust (NWLST). This trust will be known to many readers. We organise the Legal Walks across the region…
Rank this Week: 3407

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

Summary of recent decisions by boards of appeal of the European patent office (EPO).

http://dp-patentlaw.blogspot.nl/
  • Dec 9

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure
    Not enough proofThis opponent tried to prove that Claim 1 of the main request had been orally disclosed.  The submitted proof included: the power point slides that were used in the presentation, an affidavit of the presenter, the…
  • Dec 5

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system
    A (Lego) bug...In the present case, a PCT patent application was filed after expiry of the 12m priority period at the Chinese PCT receiving office by an Chinese agent acting as representative of the appellant.The appellant filed a request for…
  • Nov 29

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal
    The opposition division decided that the subject-matter of claim 1 of the main, first, second and third auxiliary requests lacked inventive step over the disclosure of document D7 (JP 07-131734 A) and the common general knowledge of the…
Rank this Week: 1473

Data Protection Report

Data Protection Report

Covers global privacy, data protection and cybersecurity regulatory and litigation environment. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.dataprotectionreport.com/
  • Dec 6

    Data privacy in Turkey

    Data privacy in Turkey
    This article was written by Ekin Inal and Cansu Kahya, lawyers of Bilgiç Attorney Partnership, a partnership registered with the Istanbul Bar Association, with which Norton Rose Fulbright has a professional association. Turkey…
  • Dec 6

    Data Protection Regime in Turkey Takes Shape

    Data Protection Regime in Turkey Takes Shape
    Turkey continues to develop a legal framework on data protection. On October 28, 2017, the Turkish Data Protection Authority (the “Authority”) published an important regulation supplementing the Law on Protection of Personal Data…
  • Dec 4

    Vicarious liability in UK data breach-related litigation – is Morrisons a game-changer?

    Vicarious liability in UK data breach-related litigation – is Morrisons a game-changer?
    The High Court in London has handed down a judgment establishing that, as a matter of English law, a company can be held vicariously liable in respect of data breaches caused by its employees. This means that a company can be held…
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CBL Business Law Blog

CBL Business Law Blog

Explores business law issues as they relate to SMEs in the UK and any international business wanting to trade in Britain. By Cousins Business Law.

http://www.business-lawfirm.co.uk/blog/
  • Dec 5

    Apply for your TENs now!

    Apply for your TENs now!
    Christmas is nearly upon us so if you have not yet applied for any TENs (Temporary Event Notices) for any events which are not covered by a Premises Licence, then you need to act now. Soon it will be too late.Remember that Christmas Eve and…
  • Aug 8

    Get the right licences for playing and screening

    Get the right licences for playing and screening
    What licences do you need to screen entertainment and play music in your venue?These requirements apply if you are entertaining the public in your venue or just entertaining your staff.Screening TV and filmsFirst of all you may need…
  • Aug 1

    It's important to get an agreement in writing

    It's important to get an agreement in writing
    The recent high profile case between Jeffrey Blue and Mike Ashley has brought a reminder from the High Court on how a contract is formed in English law and why it is so important to record any agreement in writing.On 26 July 2017 Mr Justice…
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Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY

    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY
    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY and IT Rooms –         Mon 18th – Thurs 21st: Normal opening hours 8.30am – 10pm Fri 22nd Dec: Early closing at 6pm Sat 23rd …
  • Aug 16

    Vacancies for paid student ambassador

    Vacancies for paid student ambassador
    Thomson Reuters currently have two vacancies for student ambassadors to represent and promote Westlaw and Practical Law services at the University of Law, Guildford. These roles are external posts, which could be carried out alongside…
  • Jul 18

    Welcome

    Welcome
    Welcome to the library
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Spencers Solicitors Blog

Spencers Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law in the UK.

http://www.spencerssolicitors.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Our partnership with the Spinal Injuries Association

    Our partnership with the Spinal Injuries Association
    The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) are the expert voice and leading source of support and information for people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). When anyone suffers a SCI, their life can radically change and consequences for the injured…
  • Nov 30

    How do I avoid my Will being contested?

    How do I avoid my Will being contested?
    Following the conclusion of the Supreme Court case of Ilott v Mitson earlier this year (after 10 years of dispute) it’s important to be aware that a Will can be contested and your wishes could effectively be disregarded. If you think…
  • Nov 28

    SEPSIS - The common but little known killer

    SEPSIS - The common but little known killer
    Sepsis is a stark term the general public is familiar with but is often not fully understood, so what is Sepsis? Sepsis occurs when the body’s immune system overreacts to infection. It is vital that it is identified and treated in its…
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Fieldfisher Personal Injury Blog

Fieldfisher Personal Injury Blog

Provides information and opinion on the latest personal injury and medical negligence news.

http://personalinjuryblog.fieldfisher.com/
  • Nov 29

    Jennifer Buchanan asks where are the promised direct vision HGVs to keep cyclists safe?

    Jennifer Buchanan asks where are the promised direct vision HGVs to keep cyclists safe?
    Most cyclist deaths in London involve large lorries, mainly contracted to the construction and related industries, where drivers sit up high with limited view of the road and anyone near their vehicle. Despite the challenge from the London…
  • Nov 29

    Mark Bowman welcomes Jeremy Hunt’s assurances NHS will do better on baby death

    Mark Bowman welcomes Jeremy Hunt’s assurances NHS will do better on baby death
    I welcome the news today that Jeremy Hunt is proposing changes in the way baby deaths and injuries are to be investigated. Unbelievably, there are around 1,000 cases every year where a baby dies or is left with severe brain injury as a result…
  • Nov 27

    Sepsis: a killer that changes it name

    Sepsis: a killer that changes it name
    I'm always relieved when a story in the press focuses on raising awareness of the medical condition of sepsis and its potential to be devastating. I deal with too many terrible cases where a diagnosis of sepsis in hospital or in a GP's…
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Divorce Online Blog

Divorce Online Blog

News about divorce and family law.

http://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/
  • Nov 28

    Divorcing couples saved from stamp duty surcharge

    Divorcing couples saved from stamp duty surcharge
    Divorcing couples who have faced paying higher stamp duty (SDLT) rates have been given reprieve by the Treasury in a move that reversed one of the unintended consequences of previous legislation to clamp down on buy-to-let investment.…
  • Sep 6

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm

    Divorce-Online acquire new family law firm
    Divorce-Online, the founders of the “online divorce” back in September 1999 have recently acquired a family law firm to help more people obtain low-cost, professional family law advice and services. The new family law firm, which…
  • Jun 29

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce

    1/5 Divorce petitions now mention gambling as a reason for divorce
    https://www.divorce-online.co.uk/blog/gambling-as-a-reason-for-divorce-is-on-the-rise/Social media and gambling are mentioned in up to 40% of all divorce petitions we receive 40% of all divorce petitions that Divorce-Online.co.uk have…
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Property Blawg

Property Blawg

Covers property and real estate law in the UK.

http://www.propertyblawg.com/
  • Nov 21

    Buy to Let mortgages – Practical advice following Bank of England interest rate rise

    Buy to Let mortgages – Practical advice following Bank of England interest rate rise
    For the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates. What does this mean for buy-to-let? Can landlords mitigate the interest rate hike? Is now the time to remortgage? Portico London estate agents ask…
  • Nov 21

    How to compare the best mortgage rates following BoE increasing base rate

    How to compare the best mortgage rates following BoE increasing base rate
    The Bank of England recently increased its base rate for the first time in a decade. This historic interest rate rise to 0.5% may have been expected – but it has raised lots of questions, nonetheless. What does the rise mean for…
  • Oct 23

    5 Things Buy-to-Let Landlords need to know going into 2018

    5 Things Buy-to-Let Landlords need to know going into 2018
    New regulations, tax changes and tighter lending rules are changing the buy-to-let market.  In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever that landlords are clued up on their obligations and seriously savvy about…
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Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Covers Episcopal (Anglican) canon law, church property lawsuits, and church governance.

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    A Triumph of Injustice and Irresponsibility

    A Triumph of Injustice and Irresponsibility
    In two orders mailed to the parties at the end of last week, the South Carolina Supreme Court announced the following rulings in the property dispute between Bishop Lawrence's Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina and the Episcopal Church (USA)…
  • Oct 26

    Is It Man over God, or God over Man?

    Is It Man over God, or God over Man?
    This is an outstanding homily on last Sunday's Gospel reading recounting Jesus' skill in handling the Pharisees and the Herodians who tried to entrap him on the payment of taxes to the government (Mt 22:15-22). The Very Rev. John Lankeit,…
  • Oct 24

    A Pyrrhic Victory in San Joaquin

    A Pyrrhic Victory in San Joaquin
    What would you say of a trustee who spent $6.8 million of his trust fund's money to recover just $1 million? Is that a healthy example of how a fiduciary should carry out his duties?You probably already guessed before I tell you: the trustee…
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