High Court narrows Sky’s trade mark protection and criticises the use of trade marks as a weapon

High Court narrows Sky’s trade mark protection and criticises the use of trade marks as a weapon

A very interesting article last week from the Intellectual Property team at Osborne Clark. On 29 April 2020, the English High Court handed down its eagerly awaited judgement in Sky plc v SkyKick UK Ltd, holding that Sky has succeeded in its claim of infringement by...
Should I reduce my marketing budget due to coronavirus?

Should I reduce my marketing budget due to coronavirus?

No. Well, I would say that, wouldn’t I? There are actually many, many research reports over th years that have proced conclusively that business who continue to invest in marketing always (always) come out of a recession stronger than their competitors. Thnaks...
Working from Home Part 3 – Legal Considerations for SME Employers

Working from Home Part 3 – Legal Considerations for SME Employers

This week’s WFH blog looks at some legal and HR considerations you should be thinking about, if you have employees working from home, as most businesses now do. This advice comes with thanks to our friends at Fortune Law, a commercial law firm specialising in...
Government Support for Self-Employed, Summary of Who’s Eligible and Who’s Not.

Government Support for Self-Employed, Summary of Who’s Eligible and Who’s Not.

A summary of the latest government support package, this time – finally – for the Self-Employed. As always, the devil is in the detail and there are many people who will still fall through the cracks. Read a detailed summary of who is eligible and who is...