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Specsavers succeeds in figurative trade mark dispute

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

Specsavers recently successfully appealed a UK High Court decision to revoke, on the basis of non-use, a Community-registered figurative trade mark

Dismissal for eating jam tarts upheld

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 10 2014

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has upheld the dismissal of an employee dismissed for having tampered with stock. The employee worked as a warehouse

Interim relief for whistleblowers under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014

  • William Fry
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 10 2014

One of the new protections created by the recently-enacted Protected Disclosures Act 2014 allows an employee to apply for a court order seeking

Vicarious liability extended?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
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  • November 7 2014

The High Court recently decided that the Health Service Executive (HSE) owed a duty of care to a property owner whose property was damaged when the

Book of Quantum no longer relevant?

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 7 2014

The Book of Quantum is a guide to the amount which may be awarded in personal injuries cases. It values injuries to the head, arms, legs, neck, back

Equality Tribunal awards 63,000 to Travelodge receptionist

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 7 2014

The Equality Tribunal has awarded compensation of 63,000 to a Travelodge receptionist for discrimination on the ground of race, and for victimisation

In short: clarity on the Court of Appeal

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • November 7 2014

The Chief Justice, Mrs Susan Denham has, through a recent direction, clarified the appeals currently before the Supreme Court which are to be

CJEU defines works of parody

  • William Fry
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  • European Union
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  • October 8 2014

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has defined what constitutes a 'parody', an important exception to copyright infringement

Labour Court awards 40,000 for failure to provide reasonable accommodation

  • William Fry
  • -
  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 8 2014

The Labour Court recently awarded an employee 40,000 due to her employer’s failure to provide her with reasonable accommodation to enable her to

Disciplinary proceedings - can a sanction be increased on appeal?

  • William Fry
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  • Ireland
  • -
  • October 8 2014

Elizabeth McMillan was employed as a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist by the NHS Foundation Trust. She was subject to disciplinary