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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/
Rank this Week: 5

IPKat

IPKat

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

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Stay of injunction in public interest: Edwards Lifesciences v Boston

    Stay of injunction in public interest: Edwards Lifesciences v Boston
    Edwards' crown jewels? The Sapien 3In recent years, there have been several examples of patentees in the UK Courts opting not to enforce an injunction where the infringing product constitutes a potentially life-saving treatment. The case…
  • May 24

    When is a decision on its merits not over? When Sky v SkyKick leaves rightsholders in limbo

    When is a decision on its merits not over? When Sky v SkyKick leaves rightsholders in limbo
    Kat friend Jake Campbell of the TLT firm has shared his thoughts on the recent case of FIL Ltd & Anor v Fidelis Underwriting Ltd & Ors, and why the shadow cast by Arnold J's reference to the CJEU in Sky v SkyKick clouds the result. In…
  • May 24

    Book review: Propertizing European Copyright – History, Challenges and Opportunitie

    Book review: Propertizing European Copyright – History, Challenges and Opportunitie
    In ‘Propertizing European Copyright’,Caterina Sganga considers a question well-known to intellectual property lawyers: is copyright a property right? Whilst the question is not novel, Sganga’s answer should pique your…
Rank this Week: 45

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    Internet Newsletter for lawyer

    Internet Newsletter for lawyer
    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2018 The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published. The PDF issue is attached. Print subscribers will receive their print issues shortly. In this issue Access to…
  • Apr 3

    Essential Tips On How To Take Great…

    Essential Tips On How To Take Great Headshot Photos Sarah Morris   Taking great headshot photos can seem to be a challenging prospect. A headshot means a type of technique wherein the camera’s focus is on the person’s face.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 84

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: 111

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/
  • May 24

    A more transparent and accountable Internet? Here’s how – Jonny Shipp

    A more transparent and accountable Internet? Here’s how – Jonny Shipp
    This week the UK Culture Secretary announced that the UK Government will legislate on internet safety. This could include a statutory code of conduct to tackle bullying and harassment on social media and mandatory transparency…
  • May 23

    What Facebook isn’t telling us about its fight against online abuse – Laura Bli

    What Facebook isn’t telling us about its fight against online abuse – Laura Bli
    Facebook has for the first time made available data on the scale of abusive comments posted to its site. This may have been done under the growing pressure by organisations for social media companies to be more transparent about online abuse,…
  • May 22

    Matt Hancock makes himself “state approver” of press arbitration – Brian Cathcart

    Matt Hancock makes himself “state approver” of press arbitration – Brian Cathcart
    A week ago the corporate papers were screaming blue murder about threats of state control. Yet now the government has given itself a real power over them they are silent. In all the recent parliamentary debates about Leveson Part 2 and the…
Rank this Week: 182

Legal Village

Legal Village

From legalweek.com.

http://www.legalweek.com/type/blog-post/category/legal-village
Rank this Week: 346

UK Supreme Court Blog

UK Supreme Court Blog

Covers the UK Supreme Court and its judgments.

http://ukscblog.com/
Rank this Week: 443

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • May 20

    Heavy handed, inaccurate threats of legal action – Metropolitan HT harass their tenant

    Heavy handed, inaccurate threats of legal action – Metropolitan HT harass their tenant
    Worthington & Anor v Metropolitan Housing Trust Ltd (2018) EWCA Civ 1125 The Court of Appeal on an instance of tenancy management going bad, very bad indeed. And the landlord losing a claim against them for damages for harassment under…
  • May 20

    Job Ads – Flyde/Blackpool, Wandsworth

    Job Ads – Flyde/Blackpool, Wandsworth
    Fylde Coast Advice & Legal Centre Blackpool Lancashire Solicitor full time or two part time posts. £26,000   (Open to job share) We require a supervising solicitor for the Centre. The successful candidate(s) will…
  • May 18

    Court of Appeal on illegal eviction – quantum and heads of claim.

    Court of Appeal on illegal eviction – quantum and heads of claim.
    Smith v Khan (2018) EWCA Civ 1137 Well! It is not often that an illegal eviction case gets to the Court of Appeal, let alone on the tenant’s appeal. But that is what we have here. There are some useful bits along the way, the correction…
Rank this Week: 370

Pink Tape

Pink Tape

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

http://pinktape.co.uk
  • May 25

    Got Data Protection Rage (GDPR)

    Got Data Protection Rage (GDPR)
    No. I won't be sending you a stupid GDPR email. No. I won't be sending you a stupid GDPR email even though you have not heard from me for over a decade and are pretty sure you never bought anything from me in the first place. No. I won't be…
  • May 5

    Left in the lurch

    Left in the lurch
    Last week District Judge Read (no relation) published a shocking judgment. I have been thinking about it a lot, waiting for enough quiet time to write down my thoughts about it. I am very bothered by it. The judgment is here : JY v RY…
  • Apr 24

    Transparency in the Family Courts: Publicity and Privacy in Practice

    Transparency in the Family Courts: Publicity and Privacy in Practice
    Today seems like a good day to give you a little preview of my forthcoming book, written with Julie Doughty and Paul Magrath - the rather lovely Foreword written by Sir Andrew McFarlane, soon to be President of the Family Division…
Rank this Week: 898

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
  • May 25

    A “festival of mendacity”; telling the truth no more than a “lifestyle choice”

    A “festival of mendacity”; telling the truth no more than a “lifestyle choice”
    Rashid v. Munir et al, Turner J, High Court, Leeds, 22 May 2018 – read judgment here I promise you that this post will be entirely GDPR-free, despite its date. Judges go about saying people are lying in different ways, from the…
  • May 23

    Womb for living?

    Womb for living?
    This week Irish voters will decide whether there should be a continuing constitutional protection for the ‘unborn’. Novelist Sally Rooney’s article this week’s edition of the London Review of Books is short, but very…
  • May 22

    Can the Grenfell Inquiry be a truly modern public inquiry?

    Can the Grenfell Inquiry be a truly modern public inquiry?
    The wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle and the start of the first phase of hearings in the Grenfell Inquiry occurred within hours of each other but could not have been more different in terms of how they were received by the British…
Rank this Week: 795

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Edward Hands and Lewis Blog

Covers UK legal stories.

http://www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk/blog/
  • May 24

    5 benefits of using a solicitor to write your will

    5 benefits of using a solicitor to write your will
    You can have confidence that there won’t be mistakes There can be problems with wills like forgetting to have it signed or using the wrong witnesses which would mean it would be invalid when you die. Using a solicitor minimises the risk…
  • May 4

    Buying a New Build Property

    Buying a New Build Property
    Buying a new home may seem a much easier option for you than buying an older property.  There’s no to-ing and fro-ing with the Estate Agents on viewing times, you’ll see show homes beautifully laid out, with furniture that…
  • Mar 6

    Edward Hands and Lewis delighted to announce new collaboration with Fitzalan Partner

    Edward Hands and Lewis delighted to announce new collaboration with Fitzalan Partner
    Conveyancing specialists Edward Hands and Lewis are delighted to announce news of their new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners offering potential clients the opportunity to link with Edward Hands and Lewis for expert conveyancing services…
Rank this Week: 485

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/
  • May 17

    Contract terms and variations should be agreed in writing

    Contract terms and variations should be agreed in writing
    Last August I blogged about the perils of trying to rely on a hotly disputed contract where the contract was based on an alleged conversation in a pub.The spat between Jeffrey Blue and Mike Ashley ended up in the High Court which found that…
  • May 4

    Update-Royal Wedding and the sale of alcohol

    Update-Royal Wedding and the sale of alcohol
    The Royal Wedding is fast approaching. I recently posted a blog giving details of the extension of hours for the sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises and extended late night refreshment for those premises. Some premises may have…
  • Apr 18

    The Royal Wedding and sale of alcohol

    The Royal Wedding and sale of alcohol
    As I mentioned in my blog in January, the Government indicated that it may extend licensing hours for the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, to allow people to celebrate on the nights of Friday 18 and Saturday 19 May until 1am…
Rank this Week: 1105

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/
  • May 14

    New resource - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

    New resource - Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice
    The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is an excellent resource if you're looking to gain insight into a particular topic. It's possible to either search or browse the encyclopedia. Broad subject areas are…
  • Apr 30

    Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw UK

    Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw UK
    I've recently discovered the Key Legal Concepts Library on Westlaw, which is a kind of mini law encyclopedia. Each note looks at a legal concept, and relevant case extracts, legislation and Hansard material are referenced.At the moment it is…
  • Apr 19

    Podcast - Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice

    Podcast - Caught: The Lives of Juvenile Justice
    Caught, a WNYC Studio podcast is 9 episodes in, and has already covered a range of topics around child imprisonment in the US.The associated web site provides some context:America incarcerates more people than any country in the world. It…
Rank this Week: 675

The Barrister Blog

The Barrister Blog

On law, surfing and politics. By Tim Kevan.

http://timkevan.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 31

    How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested

    How a Will Is Legal and Why One Can Be Contested
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Making a will is not that difficult and you can even buy a will preparation pack from several UK retailers or online if you want to. The problems come later when…
  • Jan 23

    Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer

    Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Medical Negligence Lawyer
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Everyone expects the best treatment and a speedy recovery whenever they visit a hospital or a medical practice. While our healthcare system is one of the best in the…
  • Jan 18

    Types of Cyber Crime

    Types of Cyber Crime
    Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post Computer crimes or cyber crimes, as they are recognized nowadays, take place in many forms in each corner of the world. Because the technology advances in a fast manner…
Rank this Week: 1101

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Dec 18

    Merry Christma

    Merry Christma
    Santa Escape the Room Game Snowflake templates Christmas Quiz (HuffPost) Ideas for recycling Christmas Cards  How to make a snowman out of things other than snow The Malteser Cake – video Quiz – Match the Christmas Tree to…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 721

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: 762

Library etc.

Library etc.

Covers Web 2.0 and libraries.

http://neilstewart.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Jan 9

    Spotify

    Spotify
    I’ve recently received an invite to Spotify, a music service which allows you to stream tracks and albums in full, as often as you like, and for free (bar some advertising, which I haven’t actually been subject to yet).
Rank this Week: 719

Fridaysmove

Fridaysmove

Covers conveyancing and residential property law in the United Kingdom.

http://www.fridaysmove.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4167

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/
  • May 25

    Latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly now available

    Latest issue of Global Asset Management Quarterly now available
    The ninth issue of our Global Asset Management Quarterly is now available. You can also register to automatically receive each issue as it is released. This publication highlights key developments that will be of interest to, and affect, our…
  • May 25

    New FCA webpage: Remuneration and performance management of sales staff (SYSC 19F)

    New FCA webpage: Remuneration and performance management of sales staff (SYSC 19F)
    On 23 May 2018, the FCA published a new web page containing information on chapter 19F of the Senior Management Arrangements, Systems and Controls sourcebook (SYSC), which implements the MiFID II requirements concerning the remuneration and…
  • May 25

    The Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2018

    The Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2018
    On 24 May 2018, there was published on the legislation.gov.uk website The Cash Ratio Deposits (Value Bands and Ratios) Order 2018. The Order amends the ratio used for calculating the percentage of eligible liabilities that eligible financial…
Rank this Week: 1747

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

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

http://www.insurerereport.com/
  • May 25

    Insurance Companies May Get the Last Say Regarding Arming Teacher

    Insurance Companies May Get the Last Say Regarding Arming Teacher
    Three months after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and just days after the Santa Fe High School shooting, the debate continues to rage over whether the presence of armed teachers and/or officers would increase school…
  • May 23

    The ALI Votes to Approve the “Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance”

    The ALI Votes to Approve the “Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance”
    After nearly a decade of debate and controversy, the American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the much anticipated Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (RLLI) at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. …
  • May 22

    Introducing Timely Notice: What’s New and Exciting in Insurance Law

    Introducing Timely Notice: What’s New and Exciting in Insurance Law
    Timely Notice is your on-the-go source for sharp takes and expert analysis of the latest trends, breaking news, and sea-changes in global insurance law and the insurance marketplace. With episodes hosted by Goldberg Segalla partners,…
Rank this Week: 2360

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
  • May 25

    GDPR Is In Effect: The French Bill Has Been Adopted…But Referred to the French Constitutional Council

    GDPR Is In Effect: The French Bill Has Been Adopted…But Referred to the French Constitutional Council
    The General Data Protection Regulation entered into force on 25 May 2018. In light of the urgency to adapt Law no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 to the new European Union law, the French Government has initiated an accelerated procedure. This…
  • May 22

    Straight Talks Podcast: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Age of Rolling Smart Device

    Straight Talks Podcast: Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Age of Rolling Smart Device
    The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation is driving a regulatory wave to safeguard data against cyber attacks and privacy breaches, and the automobile industry will feel the impact. Autonomous and connected vehicles are…
  • May 21

    FCC Seeks to Refresh the TCPA Record

    FCC Seeks to Refresh the TCPA Record
    Now that the dust has settled from the D.C. Circuit’s highly anticipated Telephone Consumer Protection Act decision in ACA International, et al, v. FCC, the Federal Communications Commission is going back to the drawing board in a new…
Rank this Week: 3553

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: 1725

Resources for Humans

Resources for Humans

Book reviews for HR and business professionals

http://blogs.hrhero.com/resources/
  • May 25

    Undocumented Workers are Entitled to Limited Workers’ Comp Benefit

    Undocumented Workers are Entitled to Limited Workers’ Comp Benefit
    It may come as a surprise to some employers, but undocumented workers who are injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, at least in New Mexico. However, there’s an important exception that applies to all…
  • May 25

    What to Do When the EEOC Files Charges and an RFI with Your Company

    What to Do When the EEOC Files Charges and an RFI with Your Company
    Q I am an HR manager. My company just received notice of a charge of discrimination from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) along with a request for information (RFI) seeking sensitive personnel data about several other…
  • May 25

    Non-Verbal Communication: Still Important on the Phone

    Non-Verbal Communication: Still Important on the Phone
    In person body language conveys a lot of meaning. But what about over the phone? It turns out, body language still matters even when the person you are talking to can’t even see you. Body Language Wait … over the phone? Direct…
Rank this Week: 4338

The Landlord Law Blog

The Landlord Law Blog

Covers residential landlord and tenant law in the UK.

http://landlordlaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #51

    Tessa Shepperson Newsround #51
    Friday Newsround is here again.  What have we for you? GDPR The General Data Protection Regulation is now law and I am sure you are all totally fed up with the barrage of emails we have all been receiving from any company whose…
  • May 24

    Should landlords delete tenants details at the end of the tenancy?

    Should landlords delete tenants details at the end of the tenancy?
    I apologise for doing two Data Protection articles in one week.  However, I saw an article this morning which appeared to say that landlords must delete all their tenant’s data at the end of the tenancy (“as they then no…
  • May 22

    Land Law, a bit of history, and the two estates in land

    Land Law, a bit of history, and the two estates in land
    Foundations of landlord and tenant law – part 1 Land law is pretty complicated. The subject matter, land, is, after all, both very important and limited. There may be a few bits at the edge of the country where land is dropping into the…
Rank this Week: 1550

Family Lore

Family Lore

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

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • May 24

    New by me on the Stowe Family Law Blog

    New by me on the Stowe Family Law Blog
    Recent posts by me on the Stowe Family Law Blog:What exactly were they arguing about in the Owens v Owens case? - A brief explanation.Log-in, break up: the digital landscape of family law - Looking at the President's recent speech to the…
  • May 22

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2018

    Internet Newsletter for Lawyers May/June 2018
    The latest issue of the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers is now published.In this issueAccess to justice – Graham Ross of The Mediation Room reviews developments in ODR and the online courtData protection – Phil Lee of Fieldfisher…
  • May 20

    News Essentials: 21st May 2018

    News Essentials: 21st May 2018
    A brief summary of the essential family law news and cases from the last week:NEWSTandem model of child representation in pubic law proceedings is working well, finds studyGuidance as to the respective roles of solicitor and guardian may be…
Rank this Week: 1478

Watermans Solicitors Blog

Watermans Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.watermans.ws/blog/
Rank this Week: 1233

Anglican Curmudgeonr

Anglican Curmudgeonr

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

http://accurmudgeon.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Where Were the Soldiers Quartered in Jerusalem?

    Where Were the Soldiers Quartered in Jerusalem?
    This is Part II of a series: Where Did Israel's Temples Stand? You may read Part I here.There are a good number of blog posts and articles on the Internet that deal with the relationship of Fortress Antonia to what is today called "Temple…
  • May 16

    South Carolina Case Goes to SCOTUS Conference

    South Carolina Case Goes to SCOTUS Conference
    The petition for review (certiorari) filed by Bishop Mark Lawrence's Diocese of South Carolina and 28 of its parishes with the Supreme Court of the United States is now ready for decision by the justices. At least four of the nine justices on…
  • May 14

    Where Did Israel's Temples Stand?

    Where Did Israel's Temples Stand?
    (Part One of a Series)With the recent news of renewed clashes between Jews and Muslims over the right to occupy Jerusalem's so-called "Temple Mount", your Curmudgeon has thought it timely to remind people of all the historical evidence that…
Rank this Week: 2994

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/
Rank this Week: 1723

Health Law Pulse

Health Law Pulse

Covers healthcare enforcement and regulations. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thehealthlawpulse.com/
  • May 22

    OCR proposes to share HIPAA data breach settlements with victim

    OCR proposes to share HIPAA data breach settlements with victim
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) plans to issue an advance notice of proposed rulemaking this November on potentially sharing HIPAA breach settlements with victims. The notice would solicit…
  • Apr 30

    OIG launches new compliance resource portal

    OIG launches new compliance resource portal
    The OIG recently launched a new compliance resource portal, compiling some of its resources into one user-friendly webpage. The Compliance Resource Portal provides a list of links to categories of “handy resources for the public that…
  • Apr 27

    CMS FY 2019 IPPS and LTCH PPS proposed rule targets interoperability, transparency and burden reduction

    CMS FY 2019 IPPS and LTCH PPS proposed rule targets interoperability, transparency and burden reduction
    On April 24, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) and long-term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH PPS) proposed rule. CMS proposes…
Rank this Week: 1736

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/
  • May 22

    Furness General Hospital baby deaths highlight need to overhaul the culture of dishonesty

    Furness General Hospital baby deaths highlight need to overhaul the culture of dishonesty
    A recent Professional Standards Authority report has just been published regarding avoidable deaths at Furness General Hospital. One of many terrible outcomes of the series of maternity deaths, both babies and mothers, at the hospital, is the…
  • Apr 13

    Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough

    Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough
    Just weeks before I finally settled a long drawn-out and tragic baby death case, the Health and Social Care Secretary announced an important maternity initiative that will hopefully reduce the number of similar cases in the future. Jeremy…
  • Apr 13

    Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough

    Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough
    Just weeks before I finally settled a long drawn-out and tragic baby death case, the Health and Social Care Secretary announced an important maternity initiative that will hopefully reduce the number of similar cases in the future. Jeremy…
Rank this Week: 2053

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/
  • May 22

    T 1409/16 - Either...or?

    T 1409/16 - Either...or?
    If a claim uses "either...or" wording in respect of two (mathematical) inequalities, should this be read in the sense that either the first or the second inequality has to be fulfilled, but not both ("exclusive or"), or should this be…
  • May 15

    T 0802/13 - (Un)disclosed combination of features?

    T 0802/13 - (Un)disclosed combination of features?
    This case concerns a successful appeal of a patent proprietor against a decision of the Opposition Division to revoke a patent on the ground of added subject matter.In the Opposition Division's view, claim 1 of the main request lacked…
  • May 15

    T 0802/13 - (Un)disclosed combination of features?

    T 0802/13 - (Un)disclosed combination of features?
    This case concerns a successful appeal of a patent proprietor against a decision of the Opposition Division to revoke a patent on the ground of added subject matter.In the Opposition Division's view, claim 1 of the main request lacked…
Rank this Week: 1816

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

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

http://www.ipiustitia.com
Rank this Week: 2572

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
  • May 21

    Gender Diversity in IP and Technology Policy: A New Resource and Way to get Noticed

    Gender Diversity in IP and Technology Policy: A New Resource and Way to get Noticed
    The most recent WIPO Magazine is devoted to women and IP.  There are a number of fascinating articles concerning women involved in creating in various technology and artistic spaces.  One interesting story involves Sybilla…
  • May 21

    Solutions in Search of a Problem: The Trademark Register Clogged?

    Solutions in Search of a Problem: The Trademark Register Clogged?
    Commentators have debated the question of whether there are too many trademarks.  Are we going to end up in a situation where there just are not enough good trademarks left, particularly wordmarks?  Some would argue that there is an…
  • May 4

    Trump Administration Releases Annual IP Report to Congre

    Trump Administration Releases Annual IP Report to Congre
    The White House U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator has released its Annual Intellectual Property Report (Report) to Congress (around 170 pages!).  The Report outlines the Trump Administration’s approach to…
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Employment Law Watch

Employment Law Watch

Covers employment law in the U.S., UK and France. By Reed Smith LLP.

http://www.employmentlawwatch.com/
  • May 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Class Action Waivers Are Enforceable
    On Monday, May 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that agreements between employers and employees providing for individualized arbitration proceedings are enforceable. The decision came in a trio of cases, all raising the issue of whether…
  • May 1

    California Supreme Court Holds Worker Classifications Easy As A-B-C

    California Supreme Court Holds Worker Classifications Easy As A-B-C
    The California Supreme Court handed down its highly anticipated decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, No. S222732 (Cal. April 30, 2018), adopting a new legal standard to be used in determining…
  • Apr 13

    NY State of Mind: New State and City Laws (Part 4)

    NY State of Mind: New State and City Laws (Part 4)
    This is the fourth in a series of blog posts concerning recent employment law developments in New York State and City: Legislation Update: New York State Legislature Passes Sweeping Anti-Sexual Harassment Legislation The New York State…
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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/
  • May 21

    Criminal Justice in meltdown? Let's form an ABS!

    Criminal Justice in meltdown? Let's form an ABS!
    Most observers agree that the Criminal Justice system in England and Wales is on the verge of collapse. There has been no clearer analysis of this than the Secret Barrister’s recent bestseller. A former MOJ Minister has now weighed in…
  • May 17

    Concerning the Select Committee on small claims and who is an honest driver

    Concerning the Select Committee on small claims and who is an honest driver
    We have today seen the publication of the Justice Select Committee Report on the Small Claims Limit for Personal Injury Claims. The report can be viewed here –…
  • Apr 12

    The Secret Barrister - Get it, read it, share it...NOW

    The Secret Barrister - Get it, read it, share it...NOW
    It is certainly not unheard of for a book written by a lawyer to make headlines. John Grisham comes to mind and Rumpole of the Bailey gave me many a happy hour as a student.  But is a rare thing for a book about the practice of law to…
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Baby Barista - Times Online

Baby Barista - Times Online

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

http://www.babybarista.com/
  • May 21

    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…
  • May 14

    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…
  • Apr 30

    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…
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TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • May 18

    The balkanization of the Internet

    The balkanization of the Internet
    The Internet was built on a series of relatively simple ideas. Decentralisation, resilience, content and transport neutrality. But from the start, one of the most important elements was that all content would be similarly available…
  • May 10

    Robots behaving badly: legal responsibility in the age of artificial intelligence

    Robots behaving badly: legal responsibility in the age of artificial intelligence
    This is the text for my presentation at re:publica 18. The slides can be found here. I have presented at re:publica for the last couple of years, and usually I try to do so with a work in progress paper at the early stages of research, and…
  • Apr 5

    What is the copyright status in eSports casts?

    What is the copyright status in eSports casts?
    Some eSports producers have started clamping down on unlicensed casts, and this could have an interesting effect on the profitable business, but it could also give us a hint about the copyright questions surrounding game broadcasting. For…
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Spencers Solicitors Blog

Spencers Solicitors Blog

Covers personal injury law in the UK.

http://www.spencerssolicitors.com/blog/
  • May 17

    Time to take action: Dementia Action Week

    Time to take action: Dementia Action Week
    Alzheimer’s Society have taken a different approach with Dementia Awareness Week this year turning it into Dementia Action Week. This year it is all about bringing people together across the UK to take action to help improve the lives…
  • May 10

    Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day - 18th May 2018

    Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day - 18th May 2018
    Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day is an annual event where charities supporting those with Spinal Cord injuries (SCI), such as the Spinal Cord Association (SIA) work together to increase awareness and raise the profile of spinal cord…
  • Apr 16

    How much is that doggy in the window?

    How much is that doggy in the window?
    Somewhere in the region of £33,000.00!! Yes – that’s right – a whopping £33,000 based on average costs including food, vet bills, medications, bedding, toys, grooming and insurance. Whilst this amount may shock…
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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
  • May 14

    Bundesgericht: Die strafrechtliche Beschimpfung im politischen Umfeld (6B_1270/2017, 6B_1291/2017)

    Bundesgericht: Die strafrechtliche Beschimpfung im politischen Umfeld (6B_1270/2017, 6B_1291/2017)
    Eine Person bezeichnete einen Kantonsrat im Rahmen der Hildebrand-Affäre als «Dreckslügner», «Dummkopf» und «Krimineller». Das Bundesgericht sprach den Beschuldigten letztinstanzlich frei.Die…
  • May 9

    Bundesgericht: Löschung einer Dienstbarkeit (5A_698/2017)

    Bundesgericht: Löschung einer Dienstbarkeit (5A_698/2017)
    Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil 5A_698/2017 vom 7. März 2018 zu prüfen, ob die Löschung einer Grunddienstbarkeit erfolgen kann, weil die Eigentümerschaft des berechtigten Grundstückes das Interesse an der…
  • May 3

    Institut für Geistiges Eigentum (IGE): Newsletter Marken April

    Institut für Geistiges Eigentum (IGE): Newsletter Marken April
    Der am 30. April 2018 erschienene Newsletter Marken des IGE greift folgende vier Themen auf:(1) Praxisänderung des IGE im Zusammenhang mit dem zweiten Schriftenwechsel: Neu verzichtet das IGE auf den zweiten Schriftenwechsel im…
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Azrights

Azrights

Covers trade marks, copyright, internet marketing, social networking, search engine optimization, protection of reputations and brands on the internet.

http://www.azrights.com/blog/
  • May 11

    GDPR Marketing – Consent vs Legitimate Interest

    GDPR Marketing – Consent vs Legitimate Interest
    In my Quick GDPR Compliance Plan yesterday I suggested GDPR presents an opportunity for businesses to sharpen their approach towards marketing by being more strategic. So, what should you specifically do to be able to use the contact…
  • May 10

    Quick GDPR Compliance Plan.

    Quick GDPR Compliance Plan.
    In  Why GDPR? I explained what the General Data Protection Regulations are aiming to achieve because understanding its underlying principles and rationale is key to protecting data appropriately in the new regulatory environment. The…
  • May 9

    Why GDPR?

    Why GDPR?
    In yesterday’s post What Not To Do When It Comes To GDPR I outlined the confusion that the GDPR laws have spawned.  Understanding why the GDPR rules were introduced, and what they are aiming to achieve will help in complying…
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Lawtons Solicitors Legal Insights…

Lawtons Solicitors Legal Insights & Resources

Legal insights on criminal law within the English judicial system. Looks at topics such as cyber crime, sexual offences, criminal damage, and others.

https://www.lawtonslaw.co.uk/resources/
  • May 9

    Misfeasance in public office

    Misfeasance in public office
    If you are found guilty of the offence of misfeasance in public office, you face a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. The offence involves a public official acting in contravention of their position of authority, resulting in harm, injury,…
  • May 2

    What are the legal penalties for marital rape in the UK?

    What are the legal penalties for marital rape in the UK?
    Have you been accused of marital rape? What are the possible consequences of a conviction under UK law? If you are found guilty of marital rape the sentence is likely to be between 4 and 19 years, depending on the specifics of the case,…
  • Apr 13

    What is implied consent?

    What is implied consent?
    What is sexual consent? To provide sexual consent is to give permission to engage in a sexual act with a partner. It is mandatory to gain consent from a partner before engaging in sexual activity, as failure to do so can result in committing…
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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/
  • May 5

    Brexit Briefing - April 2018

    Brexit Briefing - April 2018
    Jane Lambert A rather more interesting Brexit Briefing this month because the UK has ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement.  The article sets out the background to ratification and considers whether it will make a difference. …
  • Apr 26

    Happy World Intellectual Property Day

    Happy World Intellectual Property Day
    Jane Lambert Today is World Intellectual Property Day. It commemorates the day on which the day in 1970 on which the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") came into force. Since the day has…
  • Apr 22

    FRAND - Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei and Another

    FRAND - Conversant Wireless Licensing v Huawei and Another
    Huawei's Head Office Author: Dr Bernd GrossLicence Copyright waived by the owner Jane Lambert Patents Court (Mr Justice Henry Carr) Conversant Wireless Licensing SARL v Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd and others …
Rank this Week: 1476

Cyberleagle

Cyberleagle

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

http://cyberleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    The Electronic Commerce Directive – a phantom demon?

    The Electronic Commerce Directive – a phantom demon?
    Right now the ECommerce Directive – or at any rate the parts that shield hosting intermediaries from liability for users’ content - is under siege. The guns are blazing from all directions: The Prime Minister’s speech in…
  • Apr 27

    The IPAct data retention regime lives on (but will have to change before long)

    The IPAct data retention regime lives on (but will have to change before long)
    The High Court gave judgment this morning on Liberty’s challenge to the mandatory communications data retention provisions of the Investigatory Powers Act (IPAct).  The big questions in the Liberty case were:What does the…
  • Apr 1

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour

    It’s no laughing matter - the case for regulating humour
    The fallout from the Count Dankula ‘Nazi pug’ video prosecution shows no sign of abating.  While many have condemned the conviction as an assault on freedom of speech, others are saying that the law does not go far…
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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
  • Apr 30

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Library Opening Hour

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Library Opening Hour
    The Library and LRC will be OPEN from 8.30am – 6pm and staffed from 12 – 4pm on Saturday 5th May, Sunday 6th May & Bank Holiday, Monday 7th May, and on Saturday 26th May, Sunday 27th May & Bank Holiday, Monday 28th May.…
  • Mar 7

    Easter Opening Times for the Library

    Easter Opening Times for the Library
    The Library & LRC will be open over the Easter holiday as follows: Monday 26th – Thursday 29th March 8.30am – 10pm     Staffed from 8.30am – 6pm Good Friday 30th March (Bank Holiday) 8.30am –…
  • 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 …
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About Conveyancing

About Conveyancing

Covers conveyancing in England and Wales. By Simon Seaton.

http://blog.aboutconveyancing.com/
  • Apr 29

    Search Insurance : What The Mortgage Lender Say

    Search Insurance : What The Mortgage Lender Say
    In the last 18 months 12 lenders have changed their Part 2 Handbook instructions relating to 5.4.6. That particular section addresses the question ‘ Does the lender accept search insurance and, if yes, what are the lender's specific…
  • Apr 23

    Maple syrup with your lender update, sir?

    Maple syrup with your lender update, sir?
    The Lexsure Academy has seen a ten-fold increase in bookings for their in-house ‘power hour’ training in the last in the last year. And there’s a rising trend for mixing things up by scheduling a morning course.…
  • Apr 17

    What is a 'Reasonable' Leasehold Event Fee?

    What is a 'Reasonable' Leasehold Event Fee?
    Skipton Building Society is the latest lender to change their Handbook requirements introducing a reasonableness test when it comes to leasehold event fees. The new instruction at section 5.14.9 reads ‘....event fees must remain at a…
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