Free Wi-Fi providers: more than mere conduits?

The effect of the European Court of Justice’s ruling in McFadden v Sony appears to be that providers of free wifi will need to password protect their services and require users to identify themselves if they wish to avoid liability (C-484/14). … Read more

Trade Secrets in a post-Brexit world

In their article for PLC Magazine (October 2016), Joel Smith and Jessica Welborn discuss the continued importance of the consistent and effective protection of trade secrets for businesses operating across Europe post-Brexit and the impact the new Trade Secrets Directive,… Read more

Patent and Pharma update – May 2016

Our regular patent and pharma update aims to keep you informed of recent developments in United Kingdom and European law relating to patents and the pharmaceutical industry. ... Read more