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What is the Salisbury Convention?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2007

One of the consequence of Britain having an unwritten constitution is that the House of Commons and the House of Lords often have to rely on unenforceable conventions in their dealings with one another


A pragmatic approach to quantum by the TCC
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2013

The Technology and Construction Court ("TCC") decision in National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (Trustees of) v AEW Architects and Designers


Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd v Clariant Produkte (Deutshland) GmbH 2013 EWCA Civ 919
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2013

Threatening someone with bringing proceedings for patent infringement can result in any person aggrieved by the threat bringing an action for damages


Tribunal fees to be introduced from 29 July
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2013

From 29 July, Claimants will be required to pay up to £250 to bring their claims to a tribunal, with an additional payment of up to £950 due if their


Self-replicating technologies retain IP protection after first sale
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2013

A short unanimous decision of the US Supreme Court of 13 May 2013 held that the doctrine of patent exhaustion still applies to patented items once


Greek tragedy in the world of flavoured yoghurt
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2013

The importance of accurate product description is well known to most food and drink suppliers. Consumers in particular are anxious to be protected


Focus on death benefits
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2013

In this article we address the tricky topic of death benefits. A morbid subject perhaps but when nothing is surer than death and taxes, employers


The use of metatags: is it “advertising”?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

Businesses in the UK have for some time been subject to strict rules on misleading advertising, contained in the Business Protection from Misleading


New unfair dismissal cap coming in on 29 July
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2013

A new limit on the compensatory award for unfair dismissal claims is due to come into force on 29 July (subject to approval by Parliament). The new


Revised codes for late payment of contributions
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2013

The Pensions Regulator has issued revised Codes of Practice and guidance on reporting the late payment of contributions to ensure a system of