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English High Court holds that obligations under lease were out of all proportion to the Landlord's legitimate interests and therefore penal in nature
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

A recent decision by the High Court, applying the principles set out by the Supreme Court in El-Makdessi v Cavendish Square Holdings BV


Copyright: architect's drawings
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has held that copyright in an architect's drawings was infringed where the property developer who obtained the planning permission and


Trade marks infringement and passing off: consent to use and targeting
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 6 2017

The High Court has rejected trade mark infringement and passing off claims in relation to the domain www.argos.com in conjunction with Google AdSense


Unwired Planet v Huawei: English High Court sets FRAND royalty rate
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2017

In a long awaited ruling relating to Standards Essential Patents (SEPs) in the mobile telecommunications sector, the English High Court has determined


Missing the jackpot: damages of £1 awarded in Marathon breach of confidence case
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The High Court found that two ex-employees caught copying confidential files belonging to their employer (the Claimant) onto USB sticks prior to their


Government review of the introduction of fees in the Employment Tribunals "highlights some matters of concern that cannot be ignored” but fees are here to stay
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

In 2013, fees were introduced for proceedings in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeals Tribunal with Type A claims (e.g. unpaid wages


Five weeks' holiday refusal not religious discrimination
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The EAT has confirmed that an employee was not indirectly discriminated against on the basis of his religion when he was prevented from taking 5


Minimum Income Requirement for non-EEA spouses compatible with human rights
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Minimum Income Requirement (MIR) is "acceptable in principle" and compatible with European human rights legislation


The UK gives the Article 50 Notice - what next?
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The UK government gave notice of withdrawal from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, on 29 March 2017, following the adoption


Ruffled feathers or serious harm? Controversial UK personality sued for libellous tweets
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2017

The case of Monroe and Hopkins related to the defacement of the Memorial to the Women of WWII in Whitehall during an anti-austerity demonstration on