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Do You Need an Intellectual Property Audit?

“Ideas must work through the brains and arms of men, or they are no better than dreams.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson,1803-1882).


An IP Audit is simply an exercise whereby the Intellectual property (“IP”) owned and/ or used by...

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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?...How To Protect TV Format Rights

The X Factor, The Voice, Big Brother, The Weakest Link, The Apprentice, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? – when cultural commentators examine the television of the past ten years what is striking across the globe is the...

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Hansel Henson Limited acts as lead legal advisers on the sale of FGOL to Ubisoft

Thomas Henson, assisted by Justine Saliba, of intellectual property and digital media specialists Hansel Henson Limited advised the shareholders of long term client FGOL, led the sale and negotiated and advised on the...

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European Court rules on Hyperlinks

The long awaited judgment on Svensson was released today (13th February 2014). 

This article by Richard Barnett provides some initial thoughts on the European Court of Justice's decision and possible consequences.  Please...

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Evasive Action! How Clarkson & Co. will avoid a head on collision with the BBC over Top Gear format

Where next for the Top Gear format and the Clarkson breakaway?

Hansel Henson Announces Partner Promotion

Leading Intellectual Property and Digital Media law firm, Hansel Henson, is pleased to announce the appointment of Justine Flockhart to partner. The promotion takes the firm’s total number of partners to three.

Justine...

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Uneasy Ruling - W3 Ltd v EasyGroup Ltd & Anor [2018] EWHC 7 (Ch)

1. Introduction

“A case of considerable complexity” with 44 issues to consider, over 20 years of correspondence and evidence to wade through, an analysis of numerous trade marks owned by both parties and a judgment...

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