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Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Lawyers and judges have a duty to help the justice system work - and could learn from eBay’s online dispute resolution procedures, according to the president of the Supreme Court. In a wide-ranging speech at the Institute for Government thinktank last night, Lord Neuberger gave a strong warning that the cuts being made to legal aid and to the ... More news...
In PracticeMonday, 17 June 2013 A recent High Court judgment concerning the Scrabble ‘tile’ trademark highlights the tension between trademarks and the functional elements of toys and games. Below is part two of a two-part summary of a few key decisions in this area; claims with varying degrees of success. Part one was published on 27 May (see tinyurl.com/pcd4kk2).
In BusinessMonday, 17 June 2013 I am not a COLP. This either disqualifies me from commenting or enables me to provide a dispassionate appraisal. You can be the judge. I am, though, chair of the compliance reference group (CRG). This is a volunteer group from a range of firms – City, regional, private client, corporate and volume – drawn together by the Law Society as a pilot ... More In Business...
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 The solicitor leading the case for the families of soldiers killed on duty in Iraq has welcome today’s Supreme Court judgment that gives t...
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Hundreds of law firms who insured with failed Latvian insurer Balva face being caught in an ‘unrated cycle’ after offers from other unra...
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