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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Continuing on the road to the EV Revolution

Last week BP led an industry statement, issued in conjunction with National Grid, Centrica and Siemens (among others), calling on the UK Government to work with industry in setting out a vision to significantly improve ultra-fast charging technology and ultra-rapid charging infrastructure – fresh off the back of the UK’s Committee on Climate Change comments on the need to support the necessary changes to the network to facilitate the adoption of zero emission vehicles.

There has been a lot of discussion, interest and increased focus in this space over the last 12-18 months, with man

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Scotland's Space Sector Approaches the Final Frontier

Callum Sinclair

Scotland is nearer to the final frontier than you may think. With the space industry planning to grow its value to £4 billion by 2030, there are some incredible opportunities for businesses to get on board the accelerating rocket ship.

Space in Scotland, really? Yes, really. There are a collection of terrific businesses in Scotland already working on CubeSat/small satellite technologies and forming part of the supply chain which ultimately delivers to the UK Space Agency, European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA.

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LChalmers

The third thing you need to know about enforcing IPR in Scotland: “Without prejudice” – not an open and closed case

Although almost all IP law is the same in Scotland as it is in the rest of the UK, there are areas of difference in procedure and evidence. An area that often causes some confusion amongst English IP litigators is the operation of the Scottish application of “without prejudice” privilege. No doubt many IP lawyers will send “without prejudice” correspondence across the Border, in both directions, without necessarily giving thought to the differences in the law of evidence between the two jurisdictions.

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