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Bitcoin battles and jurisdiction under the Defamation Act 2013

Bitcoin battles and jurisdiction under the Defamation Act 2013

A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has clarified when a claimant can bring an action for defamation against a person domiciled outside of the UK ...

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 ...