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Court of Appeal clarifies the law on use of the wheelchair space on buses

In a landmark ruling, the Court of Appeal has overturned a Leeds County Court decision that bus operators must have in place a policy which requires drivers to compel passengers to move from the wheelchair space to make way for wheelchair users. This briefing looks at the impact of the decision.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 15 December 2014 | Practice Area: Road

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The (new) 14 days of Christmas – are you giving your customers the correct rights this Christmas?

The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, which came into force this June, give consumers a wealth of new rights, most notably affecting online purchases. As online retail continues to grow, it is vital that retailers are aware of their obligations under the new regulations, as Eversheds explains.

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 10 December 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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Music industry seeks review of law allowing fans to copy music

The UK Government is facing a judicial review challenge over a failure to include compensation provisions in the recently introduced private copying exception to copyright.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 10 December 2014 | Practice Area: Copyright

New Ukraine law makes medicines registration and importation easier

This October, Ukraine amended its laws on medicines, improving medicine registration rules and streamlining state control over the quality of products imported into Ukraine. In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie assesses the implications for importers and customers.

Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 02 December 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

Contractual remedies for defamation? A novel approach to a damning TripAdvisor review

A Blackpool hotel recently hit the headlines for 'fining' a couple £100 for posting a scathing review on TripAdvisor, in breach of a 'no bad review' clause in its terms and conditions. So can businesses include in their terms and conditions a 'gagging' clause? Shoosmiths investigates.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 01 December 2014 | Practice Area: Defamation

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China’s new Intellectual Property Courts: the wait is finally over

China's Supreme People's Court has issued the Provisions on the Establishment of Intellectual Property Courts in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, announcing the establishment of long-awaited IP courts in China. DLA Piper looks at the type of cases the courts will have jurisdiction to hear.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 01 December 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks

European Court of Justice underlines importance of non-discrimination principle in EU cartel fines

On 12 November, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgment in Guardian Industries, an important ruling stressing the need for the European Commission to respect the principle of non-discrimination when calculating fines for competition-law infringements, as Latham reports.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 20 November 2014 | Practice Area: EU Competition Law

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Court of Appeal Google AdWords decision may herald new online threat for brand owners

The dispute between Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Interflora has taken a new turn, with the Court of Appeal overturning the previous High Court ruling that M&S had infringed Interflora's trade mark rights in its name by purchasing and using it as a Google AdWord, as Shoosmiths reports.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 19 November 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks

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Website blocking order granted to protect trade mark holder

The Richemont Group, owner of luxury brands including Cartier and Montblanc, has secured a landmark website blocking order against the five main retail internet service providers in the UK. Shoosmiths looks the conditions a trade mark holder must meet in order to secure a website blocking order.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 12 November 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks

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Legal and business risks under the Russia and Ukraine sanctions: key questions answered

In this Q&A, Latham tackles key questions on the impact of recent sanctions against Russia, as well as Russia's response. Subjects covered include the contrast between the US and European approach, differences between traditional and sectoral sanctions, and the likelihood of counter-sanctions.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 10 November 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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