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04 April 2023 - News

Privacy Laws Help Victims of “Revenge Porn” Tackle Real Cost of Criminal Offending

A successful civil case has highlighted how privacy law is being brought to bear against reported rises in the un-consensual and abusive sharing or sale of private intimate images and films. While the criminal law was clarified in 2015 and…

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04 April 2023 - News

Interesting times ahead for privacy law reform in Australia

On 16 February 2023 the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department released its Privacy Act Review Report 2022 (the “Report”) on Australia’s privacy laws. The review covered a wide range of areas largely relating to data protection issues but also one of…

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27 February 2023 - News

UKIPO announces changes to address for service requirements

On 25 January 2023, the UK Intellectual Property Office (‘UKIPO’) published a practice notice introducing changes to its practice relating to the service of documents in inter partes proceedings. As a result of the changes, applicants and proprietors of challenged…

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24 February 2023 - News

Transparency in Family Court Reporting – Pilot Scheme

On 30 January 2023, a 12 month pilot scheme was introduced in the family courts in Cardiff, Leeds and Carlisle with the aim of bringing greater transparency to family court proceedings. The pilot will enable journalists and legal bloggers to…

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07 February 2023 - News

The Getty Images v Stability AI dispute: a potential watershed moment for AI and IP

Getty Images’ claim against Stability AI has the potential to be a watershed moment for the developing legislative framework – as well as public opinion – surrounding intellectual property (IP) and artificial intelligence (AI) systems in the UK. Getty Images…

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02 February 2023 - News

A Step in the Right Direction

Trolling can cause immeasurable harm and distress to victims. Whilst action can be taken to protect victims there are also simple steps that newspapers and other social media platforms can take to make it more difficult for online bullies. On…

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