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The UK ICO’s vision for the future
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office (UK ICO), the UK regulator of information rights, has issued a consultation document to get


90,000 reasons to consider ongoing data protection training as critical
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 7 2012

The United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a £90,000 penalty notice to Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust for sending faxes containing patient information to an unauthorised fax number


ICO guidance on data protection and social networking
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2013

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published guidance on when it considers that the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) will apply to the


Information Commissioner’s Office publishes report on enforcement of new cookie rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

Six months after the entry into force of amendments to the EPrivacy and Electronic Communications Directive 200258 EC (the Directive), the Information


UK data anonymisation code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a code of practice on managing data protection risks related to data anonymisation (the


Court of Appeal confirms High Court decision and finds no copyright infringement in software with same functionality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 16 2013

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd 2013 EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the High


High Court of England and Wales assesses issues of liability and damages in misuse of customer database
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In a case concerning the misuse of a customer database, the High Court of England and Wales has assessed damages for breach of confidence


Information Commissioner’s Office urges organisations to implement “bring your own device” policies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

Following a data breach by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC), the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has urged organisations to include


UK Court of Appeal rules individual’s name is personal data
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2014

The UK Court of Appeal held that an individual's name constitutes personal data under the Data Protection Act, unless it is so common that, without


Symbian more hope for patentability of computer program inventions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2008

A collective sigh of relief resonated across the computer industry when Mr Justice Patten allowed the appeal in Symbian Ltd v Comptroller-General of Patents 2008 EWHC 518 (Pat) arising from a UK Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO) decision, refusing to grant a patent for a method of accessing data held in a dynamic link library on the grounds that each of the claims related to a computer program and therefore were not patentable under Section 1(2) of the Patents Act 1977