A key element of the Digital Economy Act 2017 comes into force on 27 June 2017 with the aim of ensuring the ICO can better enforce sanctions against organisations that make unsolicited marketing communications.
Hotel California, a small but apparently lovely Mexican hotel established in 1950, denies the Eagles’ “baseless” claims it infringes rights in the famous 1976 album and song of the same name.
Monday 12 June will see our Guildford office taking part in The Guildford Legal Walk, a 10km walk through the Surrey countryside to raise funds for the Surrey Law Centre.
Aggrieved rights holders' thoughts turn to sharply worded cease and desist notices aimed at stopping infringement or paving the way to court action. Rights holders need to take care before making threats.
In a High Court judgement, a husband’s argument against his former wife receiving half the marital assets has failed and, in doing so, has led to one of the biggest divorce settlements awarded in UK history.
The band allege that the hotel owner infringes its rights through advertising which leads US consumers to believe that it is associated with the Eagles and served as inspiration for the song.
Recent fines issued by the ICO have underlined the toughening stance regarding the sending of unsolicited emails to individuals for the purposes of direct marketing.
The proposed increase in Probate Registry fees due to be introduced next month will now not proceed.