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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Experts on Brexit - Food & Drink

Brexit preparations are taking place in businesses across all sectors of the Scottish economy, and those in the food & drink sector are no different. In fact, with issues such as exports, the future workforce, protection for geographical indicators and grants for farming & agriculture to be finalised, the effects could be widely felt.

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Cheese or a KitKat for dessert? The CJEU had both on its plate last month.

The IP world has been cooking up quite a storm this summer with two particularly interesting cases featuring on last month’s menu for the Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”).   However, forget your usual summer highlights of BBQs, Aperol spritzes and Soleros, these cases find their origins in a spreadable cheese and Nestle’s famous KitKat.

I’ll take each of these separately – after all, I’m not sure how well a spreadable cheese would compliment a KitKat…


Cheesed off

The 'wheel' has been spinning for quit

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Online Purchasing - A Click Too Far?

The dotcom revolution is firmly underway and we are seeing advances in virtually every area of our lives.  Online conveyancing is potentially set to disrupt the current relationship between housebuilder and consumer, and to consider the implications property lawyer Phil MacLean has been discussing the topic with Sam Moore - a Legal Technologist in the firm.

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