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EU Working Party issues Opinion on Big Data use
On 2 April 2013 the European Union Article 29 Working Party (the Working Party) issued an Opinion which will have important ramifications for all those involved in processing personal data in the EU. View full briefing
Government consults on compulsory data protection audits for NHS
The Government has launched a consultation on whether NHS organisations should be made subject to compulsory data protection audits (the Consultation). The Consultation will be of keen interest not only to those in the NHS but to those who work with the NHS. View full briefing
ONEL: what constitutes genuine use of a Community Trade Mark?
On 19 December 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its long-anticipated judgment in the ONEL/OMEL case. This reference from the Court of Appeal of the Hague sought guidance on the question of whether use of a Community Trade Mark (CTM) in a single member state constitutes genuine use in the Community. View full briefing
Leveson report recommends controversial changes to UK data protection law
The Leveson report, published on 29 November 2012, recommends a number of controversial changes to the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA). Although the report focuses on the UK press, the recommended changes to the DPA, if implemented, would be felt across all sectors. View full briefing
OHIM's box-ticking approach to class heading filings fails to tick all the right boxes
Community Trade Mark (CTM) applicants beware. OHIM (the CTM office) has again (15 October 2012) changed its practice on filings for "class headings". View full briefing