On 13 December 2022 the European Commission issued a draft data adequacy decision for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF), ruling that the US ensures an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred…
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The New Standard Contractual Clauses On 4 June 2021 the European Commission adopted the New Standard Contractual Clauses (New SCCs), a primary mechanism for lawfully transferring personal data outside the EU. The deadline for…
Mermaids, a charity which supports children, young people, and their families in relation to gender non-conformity, has been fined £25,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after personal information relating to 550 people, including children, was available online for almost three years.
On 4 June 2021, the European Commission adopted the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for transfer of personal data to third countries.
With the Brexit date currently set for 22 May at the latest, and following the recent indicative votes in the UK Parliament, the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU remain unclear. While speculation continues about the way ahead, what do EU trade mark holders need to know now?
UK data protection law will change on 25 May 2018 when the Data Protection Act 1998 will be replaced as a result of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will introduce a greater harmonisation across all EU member states. It is expected that the GDPR will continue to apply in the UK even after Brexit.
In a landmark ruling, UK retailer Argos (UK Argos), the catalogue shopping giant that is owned by the Sainsbury’s supermarket chain, recently lost its claim for trade mark infringement and passing off through the domain name argos.com against US software company Argos Systems (US Argos), which trades in North and South America.