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GDPR The Implications for Business
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 20 2017

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force on 25 May 2018. GDPR introduces wide-ranging changes to UK data protection


Nothing naïve about “virgin” says High Court
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2011

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by Virgin Enterprises Limited (VEL) in respect of a Hearing Officer's decision rejecting VEL's opposition to an application for "CARBON VIRGIN" as a trade mark registration in the UK


Government call for evidence on UK data protection regime
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2010

The coalition government has issued a call for evidence seeking views on the data protection law in the UK


New EC model clauses: do you process data overseas?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • March 24 2010

If the answer is yes, then the recent decision by the European Commission ("EC") updating the controller-to-processor model clauses for the transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") may be very relevant for your organisation


Privacy notices good practice
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2009

Following a Consultation the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) recently published a code of good practice in relation to privacy notices


Why privacy notices? The Commissioner consults
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2009

For the frustrated website user who has to trawl through a seeming acre of small print to complete a trivial transaction, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) consultation to tackle the perceived problem of privacy policies that are not sufficiently clear or user-friendly, may come as a welcome move


Certain business methods remain unpatentable in the US
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2008

On 30th October, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) revisited the issue of whether business ideas are patentable


Google yields to privacy laws?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union
  • October 8 2008

Google, the world's most popular search engine, has recently announced that it is decreasing the length of time for which it stores information which it gathers relating to users' search requests to 9 months


Ofgem clears EDF following investigation into alleged abuse of dominance
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2007

Ofgem has recently issued a non-infringement decision in relation to its investigation into EDF's decision to withdraw data collection and data aggregation services (meter data services) from electricity suppliers not associated to EDF