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L’Oreal v eBay

The High Court judgment in the case of L’Oreal, Lancome and others v eBay International, eBayEurope and eBay (UK) Ltd and others was published on 22 May. It has resulted in a clear acknowledgment of breach of trade marks in sales on eBay but the question of any eBay liability awaits guidance from the ECJ.

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Domain Names Eviction Posse

A group of prominent football clubs have made a consolidated application to WIPO to obtain the transfer of domain names. The ruling on the use of consolidated applications is of real importance.

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Jackson Report: E-disclosure

The preliminary report by Lord Justice Jackson for his Civil Litigation Costs Review is wide-ranging. SCL members may have a special interest in the coverage of e-disclosure in the report.

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Latest ECJ Ruling on Data Protection

The European Court of Justice has given judgment in College van burgemeester en wethouders van Rotterdam v M.E.E. Rijkeboer, a reference on Article 12 of Directive 95/46 (rights of access)

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And the Winner Is . . .

SCL is delighted to announce the winner of the SCL Essay Prize 2009

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Communications Data Collection and Storage

The Home Office has published a consultation paper on the collection and storage of communications data. Views on the proposals outlined are sought by 20 July.

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ICO Ruling on Street View

As anticipated, the Information Commissioner’s Office has given Google’s Street View the all-clear.

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eBay Advert ‘Misleading’

The ASA has ruled against an eBay advertisement that claimed it was ‘25% cheaper than the High Street’.

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Roll Up! Roll Up!

Laurence Eastham highlights an offer that gives more entertainment than a pallet of Wiis and comes with a free gift - new improved OII/SCL Lectures with 50% extra CPD free.

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Phorm: It All Hits the EC Phan

The European Commission announced on 14 April that it is to bring proceedings against the UK arising from trials of the Phorm behavioural advertising technology by UK ISPs.

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