Monthly Archives: June 2014

Web Content – Can Do and Can’t Do

It is commonly, but erroneously, thought that if content is on the Internet it is free to copy. However, this is not the case as copyright belongs to the creator of the content as soon as it is created. Unlike … Continue reading

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Valid ‘Pre-Nup’ Scuppers Claim By Ex-Wife

Following recent reports that pre-nuptial agreements are soon to be given legislative support comes a case in which the current attitude of the courts towards ‘pre-nups’ has been made clear. It involved a wealthy couple who entered into a pre-nup … Continue reading

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Ex-Couple’s Trade Mark War Ends in Stalemate – Mixing business and personal relationships……

Mixing business and personal relationships can produce additional complications if a break-up occurs, as evidenced by the stalemate reached by a warring former couple who are at loggerheads over the future of their deadlocked business and its intellectual property (IP) … Continue reading

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Distance No Obstacle to English Divorce Courts

Distance is no obstacle to the powers of the English divorce courts, as a recent case shows. The judge came down hard on a Singapore-based businessman who first told his ex-wife that she was entitled to more than €2 million … Continue reading

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Nice Cup of Tea Helps to Heal Long-Standing Family Rift

A family judge has hailed the miraculous benefits of sitting down to a ‘nice cup of tea’ after this played a central role in healing a bitter ten-year rift between parents of twin boys and enabled them to agree a … Continue reading

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