What’s in a name?

That is the question; in a dispute that has arisen between the British luxury fashion brand Barbour and the iconic denim brand Levi’s over both brands small signature tabs that are sewn into the seams of various garments produced by the brands. Over the years Levi’s has been known to take a very aggressive stance…

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Rap royalties

Two of the most famous producers in the world have recently appeared in court for a case involving the iconic Beats headphones. Andre Young or “Dr Dre” as he is better known, testified with his friend Jimmy Iovine against their former business partner Steven Lamar who sued the two for $100 million dollars over royalties…

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The GDPR is in force: what’s next?

Don’t panic if GDPR compliance is still on your agenda. Although the 25th May 2018 was the official deadline by which all businesses must comply with the GDPR, it would be unrealistic for the UK regulator (Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)) to expect all businesses operating in the UK to be fully compliant by that date.…

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Get your hands off my smell!

(IMAGE: AFP – GETTY) “A unique scent formed through the combination of a sweet, slightly musky, vanilla-like fragrance, with slight overtones of cherry, and the natural smell of a salted, wheat-based dough” Nope, not a wine or a cheese. This is the unique smell of Play-Doh … At least according to Hasbro. And the US…

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