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Rival Products' Purple Packaging Triggers High Court Row

Consumers do not always read labels, so the packaging of a product, and its colour in particular,...

Email Footer Counts as Signature, High Court Rules

In a recent property case that will have a bearing on all contractual matters, the High Court...

Employee Shareholder Status Impacts Unfair Dismissal Claim

Few employees would say no if offered shares in the companies for which they work. However, as an...

Packaging Patents Not Inventive Enough to be Valid

Patent protection is a valuable privilege that is only afforded to ideas and products that are...

Vegetarianism is Not a Protected Characteristic, ET Rules

People have all sorts of reasons for choosing not to eat meat, and that prompted an Employment...

A Contract Is What it Says

When you enter into a contract , you are agreeing to be bound by what it says, not by what you...

Copycat Design Proves Expensive for Retailer

There is almost nothing more frustrating for businesses than to see their successful products...

Employer Not Liable for Worker's Offensive Facebook Post

Under Section 109(1) of the Equality Act 2010 , anything done by a person in the course of their...
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