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Selling A Software Business? Make sure you're prepared.

21 Mar, 2019
If you're considering selling your software business, you'll need to be prepared for the due diligence process a buyer will want to go through. Our page...
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When two worlds collide: consumer protection law vs the Amazon Dash Button

5 Mar, 2019
A few days ago, Amazon announced it would no longer be offering for sale its physical version of the Amazon Dash button.  Whilst they will continue to sell the virtual Dash...
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Announcing our new Software Portal

26 Feb, 2019
by: Cripps
If you have questions about software, whether around procurement, exploitation, ownership or disputes, visit our new ‘Software Portal’ - www.softwarelaw.co.uk.  The Portal...
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What makes a good Service Level Agreement?

25 Feb, 2019
A Service Level Agreement (SLA) records a common understanding about services, priorities, responsibilities, guarantees and warranties between parties where one party is the...
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The new CAP Code rule: Gender Stereotyping

20 Feb, 2019
Gender stereotypes have always been prevalent in the media, and advertising is no exception. Following a public consultation into the effects of gender stereotyping in...
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Intellectual Property (IP) Audits – a great way to understand better the IP which sits in your business…

14 Feb, 2019
All businesses create, own or license some form of intellectual property (IP), whether they know it or not. The term itself covers a wide variety of rights including copyright...
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Successful collaborations with tech companies

12 Feb, 2019
Why collaborate? Collaboration between businesses is by no means a new phenomenon, but rapid developments in the technology field over the past decade means collaborations are...
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Terms of Business – why should you care?

8 Feb, 2019
Whether a business sells goods and/or services to its customers or clients, the business should ensure they have clear terms of business in place governing the sale and provision...
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What’s the best way of ensuring your confidential information is kept confidential?

28 Jan, 2019
Aside from not disclosing your confidential information in the first place, the best way to ensure your confidential information is kept confidential is to use a confidentiality...
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Data Protection – Feeling Fines

8 Jan, 2019
In the build up to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force, much of the attention was focused on the eye-watering potential fines (€20m or 4% of...
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5G – a quick recap…

14 Dec, 2018
deniskot © 123RF.com 5G represents the next (fifth) generation of mobile internet connectivity.  As set out in the UK government’s Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review...
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A report on the future of 3D Printing and Intellectual Property

4 Dec, 2018
© 23RF.com The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has released a report setting out the socio-legal research that it has conducted on the relationship between intellectual...
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Geo-Blocking – stay compliant when selling into the EU

20 Nov, 2018
New rules prohibiting “geo-blocking” apply from 3 December and most businesses selling into Europe will need to comply.  What is geo-blocking? Geo-blocking is the practice of...
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Digital Services Tax: What is it? What will it mean for the UK Tech Industry?

30 Oct, 2018
The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced that the Government will introduce a digital services tax (DST) in April 2020.   The DST is intended to target "established tech...
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Is smart working always that smart?

29 Oct, 2018
by: Cripps
Cathy Yeulet © 123RF.com Boundaries between work and home-life are consistently blurred by so-called smart working, an approach to organising work that encourages flexibility and...
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Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs): Taking care of business

19 Oct, 2018
All good entrepreneurs plan for disaster and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) should form an essential part of your plan. Innovative young tech entrepreneurs may make the common...
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Trade Mark Infringement? It’s “Easy”

11 Oct, 2018
It has recently been reported that easyGroup Ltd (of ‘EasyJet’ fame) has threatened to sue Netflix in respect of the online streaming service’s comedy series “Easy”...
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E-signatures – the way forward in M&A transactions?

10 Oct, 2018
Copyright : pratyaksa E-signatures can be used to sign formal legal contracts under English law, the Law Commission has confirmed. In its recently published consultation paper, the...
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Capturing and Preserving Evidence in Software Disputes

24 Sep, 2018
One of the most common mistakes made in any dispute is to fail to capture and preserve evidence at an early stage. Unless you’ve been involved in litigation before, capturing...
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What's in Store for Retail?

11 Sep, 2018
  After almost a decade of decline, the future of the British high street is now a hot topic for debate. The 2008 recession combined with the public’s ever growing obsession...
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