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On 20 June is the biggest vote on potential change to copyright law in Europe

On 20 June, Parliament’s legal affairs committee will vote on the biggest potential change to copyright law in Europe in the last 30 years. The European Commission made the ... Read More

Swiss lawyer jailed for telling tales about Russian business clients to British and US agencies

Matthew Parish, a lawyer from Geneva, has been sentenced to two months in a Swiss jail for libel and breaking attorney-client privilege after two Russian oil traders accused him ... Read More

Facebook and Google accused of violating GDPR on first day of the new European Privacy Law

When Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of members of the European Parliament, he insisted that Facebook was ready for Friday, the day when the European Unions’s strict new data ... Read More
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Artificial Intelligence to revolutionise trademark prosecution by 2023

Surveying over 200 brand owners from a wide range of industries, a research report from Hogan Lovells ‘Brand Benchmarking 2018’ revealed that 93% of businesses feel positive about the ... Read More
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Here’s the first deal of the legal sports betting era: Paddy Power Betfair is buying FanDuel

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead to legal sports gambling. Now we have the first result of that deal: Paddy Power Betfair, a U.K.-based sports-betting ... Read More

LegalTech innovators should encourage transparency

Legal disruptors are carrying out research and development for the legal profession, a Chicago professor says. A Chicago professor has challenged legal innovators to #MakeLawBetter by encouraging greater transparency ... Read More

Asus to pay millions euro to settle price manipulation allegations

Taiwan’s Asustek Computer, known as Asus, on Friday said it reached an agreement with the European Union to pay about 65 million euros ($77.6 million) to settle allegations of ... Read More

Heightened cybersecurity roles for in-house lawyers as breaches increase

New cybersecurity report reveals that In-house lawyers anticipate bigger roles and budgets as breaches increase. A new cybersecurity report, incorporating data from 617 in-house lawyers at 412 companies in ... Read More

Top Islamic bank uncovered internal fraud worth millions

Abu Dhabi’s Al Hilal Bank has uncovered internal fraud as employees helped to steal over $170 million, most now retrieved. Al Hilal Bank PJSC, a top Islamic bank headquartered ... Read More

Luxury brand Gucci and Guess end nine year legal battle over the letter G

After a nine-year long legal battle over the Guess logo and diamond pattern, which Gucci alleges are direct copies of its trademark, the two companies said they had reached ... Read More
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