Promoter contracts govern the relationship between the promoter and the booking agent, venue, contractor, venue, artist or other promoters. A promoter acts as intermediary between a booking agent, venue, contractor, and the artist/other promoters. By artists I mean performance artists including: singers, DJ’s, dancers, actors, models, poets, conductors, choreographers, magicians and broadcast journalists.
Design rights infringement. This is the judgement on an inquiry as to damages for infringement of unregistered design rights (UK and Community), passing off and breach of copyright following a liability judgment of Mr. Stuart Isaac QC handed down on 31st July 2012.
Lack of live broadcast licence for football match results in £65,000 interim payment. In the High Court before Mr R. Sperman QC between The Football Association Premier League Limited and (1) Anthony Berry (2) Barclays Bank Plc
Enforceable website terms are very important since the first matter for any court to deal with in a contract case is to decide whether the contract as a whole is effective, and then to determine whether the individual clauses within that contract are enforceable.
Social media lawyers – privacy. This social media lawyers privacy article is primarily concerned with the balance between social media privacy and the right of self expression. Social media privacy is guaranteed by the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms 1950
At the outset of discussing the Rihanna passing off case it is important to note that the case of Fenty v. Arcadia  EWHC 2310 (Ch) (the “Rihanna case”) is not a case that is concerned with image rights, but passing off, Mr Justice Birss was at pains to assert this at the outset of his judgment.
Designer clothing trademarks – The Jack Wills Case. How do you differentiate your designer clothing, footwear or headgear from other retailers? You do it through designer clothing trademarks.
This article is on the apple intellectual property lawsuit. In the Court of Appeal (CoA) on appeal from the High Court Chancery Division the Hon Mr Justice Floyd Before: Lord Justice Moore-Bick, Lord Justice Rimmer and Lord Justice Kitchin Between: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Retail UK Ltd Apple sales International 
Oracle trademark case, this case arose out of parallel imports of goods bearing registered trade marks into the EEA. At the core of the appeal was whether an owner of parallel imported goods bearing registered trade marks could defend a challenge on the grounds of trademark infringement
Apple Samsung intellectual property rights. Community registered design – Declarations of non-infringement-Jurisdiction – Threats -Whether permission to serve out of the jurisdiction to be set aside – Whether later claim for declaration of non-infringement before the national court to be stayed-Interpretation of art 9(1(1) of the Community Designs Regulations – Whether good arguable case