Waterfront has been ranked by Legal 500 UK for IT & Telecoms, straight in at tier 3 for 2016. They describe how our department ‘combines a high level of sector experience with exceptional responsiveness’. Special mentions go to our practice head Alison Berryman who has ‘deep expertise in all aspects of the software business’ and our ‘willing and able’ Jean-Marc Pettigrew, who became a partner in 2015.
Piers Strickland and Matthew Harris are both highlighted again as leading individuals. Particular mentions are made of ‘highly experienced litigator’ Piers Strickland who ‘combines great commercial acumen with first-rate legal skills’ and ‘approachable’ Matthew Harris, who both head up our Intellectual Property lawyers & Disputes teams.
Waterfront Solicitors are proud to offer exceptional internet and online legal advice for businesses across the UK, including app development lawyers, engineering lawyers, website guidance, digital advice and assistance from our advertising lawyers.
A recent EU trade mark application for the word mark, PUT PUTIN IN, has been refused by the European Union Intellectual Property Office on the grounds of being contrary to public policy or to accepted principles of morality. While a fairly straightforward decision, this is a timely reminder…
Late yesterday UK time, it was reported that a lawyer for Twitter had sent a letter to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg complaining about Meta’s new Threads app. Twitter claimed that it “has serious concerns that Meta Platforms (Meta) has engaged in systematic, wilful and unlawful misappropriation of Twitter’s trade secrets and other intellectual property”.
Although most users of your website will not read your terms, this is an important part of your business. Having to argue in court is expensive, so a little investment to avert the risk is a pragmatic approach. This article highlights some of the most common points which your terms should cover so that the risks explained below do not crystallise.