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14 Jun
2016

Authors
Jason Rudkin-Binks
Caroline Herbert
Categories
Litigation
Technology

The truth won’t set you free (Harmful Digital Communications – Part 3)

It has been a criminal act to make harmful digital communications for almost a year. In the near future, victims of harmful communications will also have access to a civil “take down” regime under the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015. The regime is explained in more detail in our recent post on complaints. But what […]

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14 Jun
2016

Authors
Jason Rudkin-Binks
Caroline Herbert
Categories
Litigation
Technology

Dealing with Harmful Digital Communications

The Government’s response to the rise in cyber-bullying was the Harmful Digital Communications Act 2015.  The criminalisation of harmful communications and the “safe harbour” for online content hosts have now been in effect for almost a year. We wrote about taking advantage of the safe harbour last year (see here). However, the civil enforcement scheme […]

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6 May
2016

Authors
Jason Rudkin-Binks
Caroline Herbert
Categories
Intellectual Property
Litigation

If it ain’t yours, don’t file it

Bad faith allegations are routinely made in trade mark proceedings. If the bad faith claim isn’t abandoned before a hearing then it often fails (for being largely unsubstantiated), or even worse is criticised for being unjustified. But bad faith claims under the Trade Marks Act 2002 do have a place. A trade mark registration can […]

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