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#Rio 2016

Written by Michael Coyle on 16 August 2016

Whilst we are watching team GB smash the Olympics medal table spare a thought for the International Olympic Committee which owns the rights to the Olympics and associated intellectual property.
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Sage and a data breach

Written by Michael Coyle on 15 August 2016

A data breach at Sage may have compromised personal information for employees at 280 UK businesses according to the BBC.
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Section 52 CDPA has been repealed

Written by Thomas Mould on 10 August 2016

Section 52 limited the term of copyright protection for industrially exploited artistic works to 25 years from the date of creation but has now been repealed. What affect does this have on businesses?
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Innocent Copyright Infringement?

Written by Thomas Mould on 10 August 2016

Copyright subsists in a work automatically and there is no public register of protected works, it can be difficult to know whether something is protected or not. If in doubt, it is sensible to assume that it is protected and not copy it without permission.
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Where are we on Brexit?

Written by Michael Coyle on 27 July 2016

Still interested in Brexit? Where does this leave us from a legislative perspective? Do you care??
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