Posted: Author: Emily Sadler

Crack down on touts

Have you ever been straight onto Ticketmaster’s website at the designated release time for tickets, yet been left disappointed as all tickets have sold out in what feels like an instant? I know I have. One of the main reasons for this is due to specialised software available to ticket touts who sweep up the… Read more »

Posted: Author: Laura Trapnell

Nano chance of trade mark registration for Hexbugs creators

The EU General Court has this week upheld a decision of the OHIM First Board of Appeal to refuse registration of the word NANO in respect of robot-related goods on the grounds that it is descriptive under art.7(1)(c) of the Community Trade Mark Regulation. The court affirmed the previous decision that the word ‘nano’ means… Read more »

Posted: Author: Laura Trapnell

Does Peppa Pig need your children’s data?

Today, as part of an international project to consider privacy concerns about the type of personal information collected on children, the ICO begins a review of websites and apps used by children popular among and targeted at children. Co-ordinated by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network, the ICO will look at 50 websites and apps, and… Read more »