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Humour and the law. Going off the Rails

A growing and very welcome trend is to respond to the threat of legal action with humour and combine that with fast remedial action to put everything right. The latest example I spotted concerned a potential dispute between a certain rail firm and two brands of chocolate. I am not a regular rail commuter but I am well aware of the frustrations caused by delayed and cancelled services. This legal action in the making started…
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BriffaBites – Star Trek

#BriffaBites – Star Trek As an avid trekkie, the latest on the copyright infringement brought by CBS and Paramount against Axanar is riveting. Published at a time when CBS and Paramount were planning to launch a TV show #StarTrek Discovery, Axanar had claimed that their film ‘Prelude’ is a ‘mockumentary’ and that its output was intended to be non-commercial. They also argued that over the past 50 years disseminated fan fiction films like Prelude actually help…
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Indemnity Costs in the IPEC

Indemnity Costs in the IPEC One of the great successes of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (the “IPEC”, formerly known as the Patents County Court) is the recognition that not all IP matters are of high enough value to be held in the high court. By setting costs and damages caps (at time of writing, £50K and £500K respectively), it undeniably increases access to justice for small to medium size businesses not willing to risk…
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