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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


Arbitration SpeedRead: Supreme Court rules on whether payment of security can be ordered in relation to the enforcement of an arbitration award
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed an appeal from Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ("NNPC"), ruling that the English Court has no


UK Employment Law case updates - February 2017
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

The Court of Appeal has held that an employee's act of gross negligence, through dereliction of duty, can justify an employer's decision to dismiss


The Changing Face of Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices: White Paper on the New Regulations
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

The developments of the medtech industry have vastly outpaced the current regulatory framework for medical devices of the European Union ("EU") which


Trade marks: groundless threats of infringement
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2017

The High Court has held that a letter sent by German attorneys to a US parent company threatening EU trade mark infringement proceedings against its


Platform liability for misuse of private information - scope of the EU’s hosting defence
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

The case concerned a Facebook page published by Mr McCloskey called “Keeping Our Kids Safe from Predators 2”. At various times this page featured


Visions of adequacy? UK surveillance powers after Brexit
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

In June 2016 the UK public voted to leave the EU. Assuming that Parliament authorises the Prime Minister to give the required formal notice to leave


Preparations for the UPC speed up
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2017

As we reported here, the Preparatory Committee announced that it is working under the assumption that the Provisional Application Phase of the UPC


The Unitary Patent & The Unified Patent Court (UPC)
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 31 2017

The European Patent Office (EPO) and the participating countries are in the final stages of establishing the Unitary


A Full Quiver: Court of Appeal Upholds Arrow Declarations
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 30 2017

The Court of Appeal has upheld two judgments, of Arnold J and Henry Carr J, refusing to strike out claims for Arrow declarations in Fujifilm v AbbVie