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Home Office has broad powers to revoke Tier 2 Sponsor Licences
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

This case confirmed that the Home Office was entitled to revoke a Tier 2 sponsor licence where an employer had not complied with its record-keeping


Victims of discrimination can bring claims directly against work placement providers
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

This case confirms that where discrimination is suffered during work placements, university students may bring Employment Tribunal claims directly


Injunction to enforce restrictive covenant refused where intentionally timed to injure
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

This serves as a reminder that even where a restrictive covenant is lawful and reasonable, an injunction to enforce it may be refused where action is


Employee fairly dismissed for failure to disclose relationship with sex offender
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2016

The CA confirmed that a head teacher had been fairly dismissed for gross misconduct where she had failed to notify her school's governing body of her


Breach of confidence: assessment of damages
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

The Court of Appeal has provided guidance on the calculation of damages for the sale of products whose manufacture is derived from the misuse of


Patents: injunctive relief for threatened infringement
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2016

The High Court held that any future patent infringement in a quia timet action would be de minimis, and that to grant an injunction would be both


Privacy: injunction
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The Supreme Court has upheld an interim injunction preventing a newspaper from disclosing details of extramarital sexual activities of a well-known


Cartier International and others vs BskyB and others - Court of Appeal upholds site-blocking injunction for brand owners
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The Court of Appeal handed down its decision today in Cartier International and Others vs BSkyB and others 2016 EWCA Civ 658. The Courtupheld the


Trade marks: series registration
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The Court of Appeal has held that the UK’s system for registering a set of similar trade marks as a series is compatible with EU law. Background A


Patents: disclosure of documents relating to obviousness
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

The High Court, in an action for revocation and declaration of non-infringement of a patent, has refused to order the patent owner to give disclosure