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Legal 500, 2022

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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17 January 2023 -

Kostyantyn Lobov on Copyright and Video Games for CITMA

Harbottle & Lewis Games partner, Kostyantyn Lobov,  discusses copyright and video games, looking at what goes into making a game, the role of copyright, and its ever-expanding scope of protection in recent years. You can read the article in full here.

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15 December 2022 -

A Practical Guide to Privilege

For in-house lawyers, privilege can be a minefield and, if not considered properly, can have far reaching ramifications. Privilege can only be claimed if the communication in question is confidential. Privilege can be lost inadvertently or can be waived by…

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15 December 2022 - News

Another important decision from the European Court of Justice on the ‘Right to be Forgotten’

Dereferencing requests are a powerful tool against the use of inaccurate information although such requests are often met with resistance by search engines. Things may now change given a recent decision from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the…

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14 December 2022 - Announcement

Harbottle & Lewis wins at the STEP Private Client Awards

We are delighted and honoured to announce that the Harbottle & Lewis Private Client team have been awarded ‘Private Client Legal Team of the Year (midsize firm)’ at the prestigious STEP awards on 13 December at the London Hilton on Park…

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