Trademark Hijackings, Part Deux

Internet Sales On 22nd September 2011 the Court of Justice of the EU reached its long awaited decision in the Interflora v Marks & Spencer case. Interflora sued M&S for buying “Interflora-themed” Google Adwords (see previous blog entry entitled “Trademark Hijackings” on the use of Trade Marks as Search/Adwords terms) such that when customers searched “interflora” Read More …

Bribery Act – Prosecution #1

Bribery Act 2010 The first prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 which came into force earlier in 2011 is of a court clerk, Mr Patel at a county court in Essex. The CPS said “It is alleged that Patel promised an individual summonsed for a motoring offence that he could influence the course of criminal Read More …

Company Loans, Debenture, Fixed and Floating Charges Explained

Gregory Abrams Davidson Solicitors’ basic overview of Company Loans, Debentures, Fixed and Floating Charges. Should you have any questions about either debentures, fixed charges, floating charges, or other aspects of company finance please contact Jonathan Abrams on 020 8209 0166 or email jabrams@gadllp.co.uk. Read More …