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Client Contract or Terms and Conditions?

We get this question a lot “What’s the difference between a client contract and client terms and conditions?”. The answer is they’re the exact same thing.  A client contract or client T&Cs should both cover the same legal bases, because, at the end of the day, their purpose is to govern the relationship between you, …

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Verbal Contracts; Are They Legally Binding?

Let’s talk about verbal contracts. I hope that businesses would always have written contracts in place, but you never know, there’s always one. When you think of verbal contracts, you’re probably wondering to yourself  ”are they legally binding like a written contract is?’’ It’s widely assumed that verbal agreements are not valid, but this isn’t …

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Does registering your trademark in the UK give you protection elsewhere?

If you haven’t already realised, trademarking is one of our favourite topics here at Jamieson Law. One question we get pretty often across the board is “does registering your trademark in the UK give you protection elsewhere?”. For example, would registering your trademark in the UK protect your brand name (or whatever you’re registering) in, …

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AI Developers, this one is for you: New UK data mining copyright exception for Text and Data Mining

If you’re an AI developer, then you may have heard of the UK Governments future plans regarding Text and Data Mining (TDM) and copyright. The initial Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (that sets out the UK’s current intellectual property rules and regulations) was introduced initially in 1988, a time where the technology we have today …

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Your Software Probably Doesn’t Need a Patent. Here’s What it Needs Instead:

So, you’ve created a piece of software. Maybe it collates information from lots of different places, allowing streamlined lead generation for clients. Maybe it it’s a new CRM system for clients to manage their data. It might be an app or a web-based platform. That is incredibly exciting! So how do you protect it? Many …

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Going into business with your best mate doesn’t mean you don’t need a contract. This is why:

Picture this. You and your best mate, that you’ve been friends with since you were wee, are aspiring entrepreneurs. You’re both thinking “hey, why don’t we go at this together”, you decide to join forces. What could be better than working alongside your best friend, right? You’re brainstorming when finally, you land on the perfect …

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Beyoncé WINS Trademark Opposition

At Jamieson Law, we’re *kind of* obsessed with celebrity trademark battles and dramas. We know, it’s a bit sad, it’s the trademark geek inside of us all coming out! Let’s chat about an interesting one involving a celebrity icon. So Beyoncé of course had her daughter ‘Blue Ivy Carter’ back in 2012. As we know, …

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