Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Lucy Grivvell

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

Harassment and The Handmaid’s Tale

In what circumstances can a person obtain an interim injunction against another for harassment and defamation?

The final hurdle for serious harm

The final hurdle for serious harm

The Supreme Court has handed down its long awaited decision in Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2019] UKSC 27. It has concluded that the test under se ...

IP & Media Update: Groundless Threats: The Future

IP & Media Update: Groundless Threats: The Future

The delicate balancing act between protecting the hard-earned reputation of a successful brand, whilst avoiding "groundless threats" proceedings, has ...

IP & Media Update: Dealing in grey goods is a criminal offence

IP & Media Update: Dealing in grey goods is a criminal offence

In an interesting recent decision (R v C & Others [2016] EWCA Crim 1617) the Court of Appeal has confirmed that criminal sanctions under s92 of th ...

IP and Media Update - April 2016

IP and Media Update - April 2016

We are now well into the new year and the festive season seems a distant memory, but with an influx of infringing goods arriving into the country in D ...