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Another blow for Big Tech as political agreement is reached in record time on a new digital services framework23 June 2022
No doubt spurred on by events in Ukraine and growing concerns about the societal impact of the spread of misinformation, on 22 April 2022 the European Parliament and EU Member States reached a political agreement on the European Commission’s proposals on the Digital Services Act (DSA) in record time.
01 April 2022
More than a third of internet users are unaware that online content might be false or biased, according to new Ofcom research.
25 June 2020
If you sell goods or services to consumers in Scotland, take note as the Consumer Scotland Act 2020 has received Royal Assent.
To UPC or not UPC – implementation of Unified Patent Court delayed (Brands & IP Newsnotes - issue 5)23 June 2017
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is intended to provide a regional forum resolve patent disputes. At the moment, parties have to litigate patent disputes on a country by country basis across Europe, which is time-consuming, expensive and can lead to differing decisions in some countries. UPC decisions will have effect in all 25 states participating in the UPC, providing a single forum to resolve these disputes.
24 January 2017
24 November 2016
When is a can of baked beans a danger to children?
Press22 January 2016
Brinsley Dresden has authored an article for Marketing Magazine which discusses the Advertising Standards Authority's recent decision relating to an advertorial on BuzzFeed and the impact the ruling may have on the use of native advertising.
Press13 January 2016
Brinsley Dresden has been quoted in an article by the Financial Times which examines the Advertising Standards Authority's ruling that BuzzFeed misled its readers by showing them paid advertisements that looked like news stories.
Press08 September 2014
Brinsley Dresden is quoted in the Marketing Week article "What would a Yes vote mean for ad regulation?".
Inbrief20 September 2013
It has long been recognised that UK consumer law is not clear enough. Even the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) website says it is out of date, confusing and incomplete.
Press10 June 2013
City law firm Lewis Silkin today announces the appointment of Adam Glass as partner in the firm’s renowned Media, Brands and Technology (MBT) team. He joins Lewis Silkin from Davenport Lyons, where he was a partner and head of litigation and IP.
Press05 July 2012
Two recent complaints about Nike highlight what will continue to be a tricky area for brand owners and marketers to navigate, writes Brinsley Dresden in his article for the Guardian Media Network.
Press30 May 2012
Failing to properly identify marketing communications can prove costly, writes Lewis Silkin in Brand Republic.