Tag Archives: internet

Lastest News – LVMH and Google trademark case

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LVMH and Google have agreed to work together to combat the sale of online counterfeit goods. The agreement follows almost 10 years of litigation over complaints by LVMH that Google Adwords service was enabling counterfeiters to sell their products on the back of LVMH brands. Google says it will honour valid complaints from brand owners and restrict their rivals’ use of trademarked keywords in ... Read More »

Data and privacy compliance in an era of transition for the internet

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The general rule for in-house counsel is that as regulation becomes more complicated and pervasive, compliance too becomes more complex. It’s a relatively easy-to-understand rule of thumb of course, but it is one that is constantly bought into focus as international organizations increase anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and other compliance requirements. Now, though, privacy could well become the biggest compliance issue, ... Read More »

YouTube vs Independent Record Labels, but its the upcoming artists that will lose out

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YouTube’s role as the music industry’s elephant in the room has become more prominent (the elephant has grown a bit). News that YouTube will block several music videos released by independent record labels who have refused to sign up to its licensing terms for its new subscription service has trickled throughout the business and music press alike. The industry was ... Read More »

StyleCounsel – Latest News

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Last week, we held our StyleCounsel launch party, Pimms, Pumps and Pinstripes at our Sponsor, TLT’s offices in Central London. The purpose of this event was to bring together in-house lawyers from the Retail, Fashion and Luxury Goods Industry to establish the key issues faced within the sector for our future themed panel events and conference later this year. Read More »