Online Safety Bill: Five Thoughts On Its Impact On Journalism

Online Safety Bill: Five Thoughts On Its Impact On Journalism

Last month, the UK Government published its much anticipated Online Safety Bill which aims to tackle ‘harmful’ content on social media and elsewhere online. Here Lexie Kirkconnell-Kawana, IMPRESS’s Head of Regulation, reviews the impact of the Government’s draft bill...
Advertiser Boycotts and The Trials of Facebook – Latest update June 29th 2020

Advertiser Boycotts and The Trials of Facebook – Latest update June 29th 2020

This week’s blog comes with thanks to our friends at The Cog Blog.  As they put it: “The competition to be number one in the spreader-of-hate-and-discrimination stakes is intense. Twitter seemed to have it pretty well sewn up going into the final stages...
Recently Launched Fortune Law Academy Video Series: “Law for Entrepreneurs.”

Recently Launched Fortune Law Academy Video Series: “Law for Entrepreneurs.”

Fortune Law Academy presents “Law for Entrepreneurs” Because we have worked for almost 20 years with start-ups, scale-ups and small businesses of every kind, in many sectors, we often come across legal issues which need to be resolved as part of our work helping these...
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...