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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

The first things you need to know about enforcing IPR in Scotland

Whilst almost all substantive IP legislation and case law applies in Scotland the same as it does in the rest of the UK, the court procedure for enforcement of those rights is very different.  

In this series of briefing notes we will explain some of the peculiarities of enforcing IP in Scotland.  Hopefully we can provide you with an overview so that when you need to enforce IP in Scotland, you are aware of the main issues to consider and pitfalls to avoid.

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Misbehaving Employees: Who Faces the Penalties?

What do you do if one of your employees refuses to obey your reasonable instructions?

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ChrisA

When it comes to business Atlanta has gone from nowhere to becoming The Big Peach

To me the word “terminus” means the end of the line. So, I was surprised to hear on a recent business trip to Atlanta that the US city was originally known by that name. Doesn’t sound too hopeful does it?

That was back in the 1800s when the Georgia General Assembly voted to build the Western and Atlantic Railroad to link the port of Savannah and the Midwest. After a brief period known as “Thrasherville” (I don’t like the sound of that much either) it finally became known as Atlanta in 1847.

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ChrisA