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UK: is Type 2 diabetes a disability? (Metroline Travel Ltd v Stoute)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2015

In this case, the Claimant had diabetes which he managed primarily by avoiding sugary drinks. In order to determine whether a condition is a

UK: public interest test in whistleblowing (Chesterton Global Ltd v Nurmohamed EAT)

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 28 2015

This is the first Employment Appeal Tribunal case to consider the new public interest test in whistleblowing law. The case of Parkins v Sodexho

Bird & Bird & the patent review

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 27 2015

On 1 October 2013, the Patents Count Court (PCC) was reconstituted as a specialist list in the Chancery Division of the High Court to form the

The patent review 2013 - 2014: remedies - a novel approach

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2015

Following the approach taken by the Judge at the hearing of Warner-Lambert's previous application for a mandatory interim injunction against Actavis

Data protection and distress: claims set to increase as Court of Appeal rules compensation available for claimants who have only suffered "moral damage"

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

The Data Protection Act 1998 allows data subjects to claim compensation for breaches of the Act that cause distress, but only where the breach ‘also’

English Court of Appeal split on whether own-name defence to trade mark infringement could be relied on in ASSOS v ASOS

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 1 2015

In a decision handed down this afternoon by the Court of Appeal in Roger Maier and Assos of Switzerland SA -v- ASOS plc and ASOS.com Limited, the

An update on commission and holiday pay

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2015

In the case of Lock and ors v British Gas Trading Limited, the ECJ held that commission payments must be taken into account when calculating holiday

IP case report for February 2015

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 25 2015

The GC upheld the BoA's decision to reject the application on the basis that the mark was devoid of distinctive character under Art 7(1)(b). The BoA

First for Disputes Conference highlights

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2015

Video highlights from our First for Disputes Conference, a day of workshops and presentations where we gave our clients some insight into the key

The importance of proving copying of unregistered rights in fabric designs in the UK

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2015

John Kaldor ( JK) is a design house which makes and designs fabrics and supplied a sample of fabric (the 'JK Fabric', shown below) to Lee Ann (LA), a