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Schoolboy ordered to pay $105,000 damages for defamatory tweets - how to ensure that you or your staff aren’t next

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

Recent judgments of Australian and UK courts have shown that anyone from school leavers to media veterans can fall foul of defamation laws if they are

Irish High Court has no jurisdiction in internet defamation claim

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland, United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2014

A recent Irish case, CSI Manufacturing Ltd v. Dun and Bradstreet ruled on whether the Irish courts have jurisdiction to hear defamation proceedings

Concept Spring 2014

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 6 2014

A new tool has been launched to strengthen the ties between IP owners and police and customs agencies. The aim is to make it easier for the

High Court strikes out libel claim brought after YouTube video removed

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2014

In the case of Jackson v Universal Music Operations Ltd (2014), following an application for summary judgment, the High Court struck out the libel

Mother facing £20k in damages

  • Schillings
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2014

Comments allegedly posted to a private Facebook account have resulted in a libel judgment in the High Court. Joanne Walder accused Sharon Smith of

The bath bomb battle - trademark and keywords considered again

  • Barker Brettell LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2014

Cosmetic Warriors Ltd ("CW") has been successful in a UK High Court (HC) infringement action against Amazon.co.uk and Amazon EU Sarl ("Amazon"). CW

Amazon’s core business model falls foul of trade mark law

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2014

To what extent can consumers using a trade mark to search for products be directed to competitors' products? In Cosmetic Warriors Ltd and Lush Ltd v

Trade mark infringement by keyword advertising and online search results

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2014

The Lush v Amazon judgment of 10 February 2014 considers the extent to which online retailers can use trade marks, in the context of both keyword

UK: Defamation (Operators of Websites) Regulations 2013

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 5 2013

Website operators seeking to qualify for a defence to possible defamation claims in respect of comments published on their websites contained in the

Injunction granted to restrain ex-employees from using LinkedIn contacts

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 18 2013

The issues of ownership and use of LinkedIn contacts have been widely debated, but little judicial guidance exists. In Whitmar Publications Limited v