The challenges facing cryptocurrencies

Shireen Shaikh | Trainee Solicitor | Law | +44 161 3333 281 | sshaikh1@uk.ey.com Despite the growing popularity of the cryptocurrency market, the market continues to grapple with a number of challenges, making it increasingly difficult for new entrants. While the market  capitalisation of the sector continues to rocket, reaching $573 billion at the end … More The challenges facing cryptocurrencies

Forget-me-not – The Right to be Forgotten beyond the EU

Shayhan Patelmaster | Senior | Law | +44 207 9809 507 | shayhan.patelmaster@uk.ey.com In an important judgment issued on 24 September 2019, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has clarified what the operator of a search engine must do to remove or restrict access to search results relating to a person who is … More Forget-me-not – The Right to be Forgotten beyond the EU

Who owns an employee’s inventions when they are invented outside work hours?

Sam Brown | Director | Law | +44 (0) 207 7783 0518 | SBrown9@uk.ey.com In today’s fluid and fast-moving labour market, where an individual’s employment status can be unclear, it can be difficult to determine when and how an invention is conceived. Yet this can be of crucial importance for establishing whether it is the … More Who owns an employee’s inventions when they are invented outside work hours?

Protecting your most valuable assets – intellectual property

Joanna Chart | Senior | Law | +44 (0)207 1977 874 | Joanna.Chart@uk.ey.com Intellectual property (IP) is one of a company’s most valuable assets. For technology companies, whether a start-up or a more established business, a key area of this IP is your software. It is important to understand how to protect and enforce your … More Protecting your most valuable assets – intellectual property

Abusive and offensive online communications – protecting the public and the role of online service providers

Shayhan Patelmaster | Senior | Law | +44 207 9809 507 | shayhan.patelmaster@uk.ey.com On Tuesday 16 April I chaired a roundtable meeting on an issue which has rarely been out of the press in recent months – abusive and offensive online communications. The meeting was organised by the Junior Lawyers Group of the Society for Computers … More Abusive and offensive online communications – protecting the public and the role of online service providers