How to defend digital copyright claims (what claimants and defendants can learn)?

How to defend digital copyright claims (what claimants and defendants can learn)?

The author is a UK qualified and fully licensed current practicing solicitor specialising in intellectual property cases and digital technology. His book A Business Guide to Business Law and the Internet published in 2002 has a whole chapter dedicated to Internet related copyright

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Suing non-UK domiciled company in online IP infringement cases?

Peter Adediran’s specialist niche area of practice is copyright, trademark and patent disputes and protection relating to digital media including websites and mobile applications PAIL Solicitors. Read more on PAIL’s Resource Library

For the purposes of this article we will use the infringement of copyright works in a website as the hypothetical case study, but we could use any type of digital works that are capable of copyright protection.

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Damages for website product catalogues in IPEC cases

IPEC is a court forum designed to make it cheaper faster and simpler to dispense with intellectual property cases for SMEs’. The costs are capped at £50,000.00 and the value of cases are capped at £500,000.00 although this can be waived. Note also that the costs cap of £50,000.00 can be waived where there is a part 36 offer – PPL v Hagan [2016] EWHC 3076 (IPEC) (30 November 2016).

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Website Copyright Infringement – how to bring a case?

Website copyright infringement is one of our specialisations within the specialisation of copyright law. I’ll come back to what this first sentence means shortly.

This article is a brief discussion on the specialist area of website copyright infringement. To a non-practitioner the area of intellectual property law can be confusing. Different fields of intellectual property such as trademarks, copyright, patents, design rights, are specialist areas of practice. Additional specialisation is necessary in a particular field. Within copyright law specialisation in certain commercial fields is desirable to build up skills and practical knowledge in that specific field.

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Photographs

Photographs are a very important part of the digital world. Electronic photographs are included in the definition of photographs in s 4(2) of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (the “Act”). At PAIL® Solicitors we are proud to say that we work with a group of crazy creatives, who can budget for our services, which includes photographers. We want to share some tips with photographers out there for a minute. You love photographs, and you want to be this amazing photographer who works for yourself, or to partner with a graphic designer, and/or writer to create a design and consulting creative agency, or some other kind of service.

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