Confidentiality Agreements – Do You Need Them? What Should They Include?

Peter Adediran’s specialist niche area of practice is intellectual property law – both contentious and non-contentious – as it relates to digital works including trademarks;copyright; patents and database rights PAIL®Solicitors. Read more on PAIL’s ® Resource Library

Confused about the full scope of confidentiality agreements – what they’re for, and whether you need them in your business? Read on for the expert advice you need to stay protected.

If you’re like most small business owners, you probably don’t use confidentiality agreements all that often. Most business owners don’t get employees or contractors to sign confidentiality agreements; and don’t understand the full scope of what confidentiality agreements can cover, or why they should use them.

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9 questions small business retailers need to ask lawyers about their designs

Peter Adediran’s specialist niche area of practice is intellectual property law – both contentious and non-contentious – as it relates to digital works including trademarks; copyright; patents and database rights PAIL® Solicitors. Read more on PAIL’s ® Resource Library

PAIL® recently obtained judgment on liability plus costs for our client in the UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. For more information about the court see the IPEC Court Guide.

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Life cycle of a digital tech business: how to take your start-up to corporate success?

The author Peter Adediran is a UK qualified and fully licensed current practising solicitor specialising in mobile applications and ecommerce related B2B and B2B2C start-ups and later stage SME growth. His areas of expertise include using intellectual property to add to business value, and drafting growth and exit focused commercial agreements. His breadth of experience over 18 years includes more than a 100 start-ups worth over $100 million

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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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Parallel Importer

Parallel importer – the European Pharma Case. It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve finally got round to reviewing this important appeal judgment for parallel importers. I had actually prepared the notes for this article at the beginning of March 2015, however being gratefully inundated with work, I’ve only found the time, on a Saturday in April to finish the job. So here goes! The judgment this article reviews is in the case of – Speciality European Pharma Ltd Claimant/Respondent v. (1) Doncaster Pharmaceutical Comp Ltd (2) Madaus GMBH Defendant/Respondent – Appeal Judgment 06/02/2015. The case concerns the free movement of goods and services within the European Union (EU) and the potential of brand owners to use trade mark law to prohibit imports.

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Google Glass

According to a recent article on the Mashable website 72% of Americans have privacy concerns over Google Glass. The main objections to Google Glass are not its massive price tag – $1,500 before tax – or the bad press that some of its users have been getting, it’s privacy concerns.

According to a report released by Toluna – a market research organisation – 72% of Americans don’t want to wear Google Glass due to privacy concerns. Potential users are concerned about security breaches revealing personal data and geo-location data. There was also a perception that the glasses would interfere or distract the wearer from concentration leading to potential safety issues including susceptibility to crime.

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