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Budget enforcement of intellectual property rights
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

Small and medium size enterprises have traditionally been wary of enforcing their intellectual property rights because of the cost of taking action, the possibility that they will have to pay a sum into court by way of security for costs, and the risk that, should they lose, they will be liable for the other side's costs as well.


New tricks for summary judgment
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 31 2011

When summary judgment motions were first introduced to Ontario, they promised to reduce costs, shorten the length of trial, and free up court resources to reduce the strain on the legal system.


Before you take the plunge Part 4. focusing an opponent's mind on settlement
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2011

Making an offer of settlement under Part 36 of the Civil Procedure Rules (Part 36) is one of the most crucial tactical steps in litigation.


Civil litigation funding and costs - reform is on the way
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 30 2011

The stated aim in the Government's response to Lord Justice Jackson's Civil Litigation Costs Review (brief details of which can be found here) is to ensure that meritorious claims will be resolved at more proportionate cost, while deterring unnecessary or avoidable claims from progressing to court.


Circular 032009 Costs awards in appeals and other planning proceedings
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 7 2009

The Planning Act 2008 introduced a change to the determination of procedure for certain proceedings.


Staff transfers from the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) - results of the Admitted Body Status consultation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2008

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has now published the results of the consultation commissioned in January 2008 regarding the Admitted Body Status (ABS) provisions in the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).


Winning and losing under Part 36
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2008

Although Part 36 seeks to impose some degree of certainty as to costs, costs are ultimately in the discretion of the court.


Julia Vizzaccaro
  • Gowling WLG

Scott E. Foster
  • Gowling WLG

Ian Weatherall
  • Gowling WLG