Guy Wilmot unveils what impact a no deal Brexit could have on intellectual property – and why/how the UK can remain a centre of creative excellence.
The recent hacking incident involving Mumsnet highlighted the issue of data security for small businesses – and Russell-Cooke's Guy Wilmot shares what SMEs can learn from the event.
The number of trademark oppositions has jumped significantly in recent years according to information released by the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO), in many cases by as much as 15-17 per cent each year. As such, bosses need to learn how to protect their brands.
Many social networking services, games and other online apps are investigating the possibilities of monetising location data by using 'geofilters' which overlay local brand information on top of user images.
Any business considering a rebranding initiative (or for that matter, an initial branding) should make sure that they follow some basic legal steps.
New consumer rules came into force on 13 June 2014, these rules affect distance selling and ‘off-premises’ contracts. Distance selling means selling over the phone, over the internet or traditional mail order.