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Johnny Depp is suing the Sun for defamation

Written by Samuel O'Toole on 13 June 2018

Johnny Depp needs no introduction, the American actor, producer and musician has won the Golden Globe Award and been nominated for three Academy Awards, and now, another achievement – suing the Sun newspaper
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Final Passage for Pimlico

Written by Michael Coyle on 13 June 2018

Charlie Mullins' Pimlico Plumbers today lost a landmark Supreme Court workers' right case against a self-employed gas engineer. Gary Smith suffered a heart attack in 2011 and having worked since 2005 for Mullins sought benefits such as sick pay. He was sacked and Mullins claimed ( Big Brexiteer btw) that he was self employed.
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Prada gets Nada

Written by Mark Reed on 10 June 2018

The EU General Court throws out Trade Mark appeal by Prada after Indonesian Hotel files the word mark ‘The Rich Prada’.
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Prick Tattoos v Prick Cactus Shop passing off dispute

Written by Mark Reed on 04 June 2018

A dispute arose between two business claiming the use of the word ‘Prick’ in the title of their shops. Henry Martinez is a tattoo artist and Gynelle Leon is the Director of a company called Prick me baby one more time and has a cactus and other plants shop.
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James Arthur and The Script in hit song copyright squabble

Written by Ellis Sweetenham on 24 May 2018

There has been much discussion over recent years in respect of the originality of songs and whether copyright infringement action should be taken against potential copycats, which may have an effect of the creativity of the industry itself.
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GDPR applicable to a blockchain ledger PART 2

Written by Mark Reed on 18 May 2018

The new General Data Protection Regulation is closing in. Its application to blockchain technology is not easy to apply due to blockchain's infancy. Consideration therefore must be given, to see how the data held within a ledger can be regulated if at all.
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GDPR applicable to a blockchain ledger PART 1

Written by Mark Reed on 18 May 2018

The new General Data Protection Regulation is closing in. Its application to blockchain technology is not easy to apply due to blockchain's infancy. Consideration therefore must be given, to see how the data held within a ledger can be regulated if at all.
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