United Kingdom - January 29 2013 In a short judgment dated 11 December 2012 which is yet to be formally published, the Court of Appeal granted a claimant permission to appeal on the…
United Kingdom - September 6 2011 The High Court has held that Cropton Brewery infringed Samuel Smith's registered trade mark for a stylised white rose device and committed passing off by using one of its labels incorporating a white rose device for "Yorkshire Warrior" beer.
Malaysia - September 6 2011 KLRCA, in collaboration with the Malaysian judiciary and the Malaysian Mediation Centre's committee members, recently revised its Mediation/Conciliation Rules, demonstrating its support for mediation as a form of ADR.
Australia - September 6 2011 The new Australian Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011, which applies to all federal civil law matters and came into force on 1 August 2011, encourages parties to take ‘genuine steps’ to resolve their disputes before commencing certain proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia or in the Federal Magistrates Court.
United Kingdom - September 6 2011 Edwards-Stuart J in the Technology and Construction Court considered applications for summary judgment in two separate adjudication enforcement actions, brought by a contractor against an employer.