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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


The inside job: can employees walk out the door with your company's IP?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2012

With the economic downturn forcing redundancies, most employers are aware that the Q1 period brings an increase in employee movement


UK Court rules that computer program functionality is not protected by copyright
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • March 13 2013

On 25 January, Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in SAS Institute Inc. v World Programming Limited 2013 EWHC 69 (Ch), following the Court


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


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


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


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


Appeal against exclusion from patentability of software to protect minors online allowed
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2012

In relation to the application by Protecting Kids the World Over (PKTWO) 2011 EWHC 2720 (Pat), the High Court of England and Wales has allowed an appeal against a decision of a Hearing Officer that found that an alarm notification system for monitoring inappropriate electronic communications fell within the computer program exclusion


“UK’s safest broadband”: TalkTalk in breach of CAP and BCAP Code
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • February 29 2012

TalkTalk’s adverts claiming to offer the “UK’s safest broadband” have been found to be in breach of the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) Code