Working with Others: Important Considerations

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This toolkit considers some basic aspects of UK employment and intellectual property (IP) law, including issues relating to the employer/employee and employer/contractor relationship. The toolkits highlights some important matters to be taken into account by start-ups in hiring employees or assigning work to contractors and managing their IP portfolio. Working with Others Important Considerations

The Law and Revenge Porn (England & Wales)

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This toolkit offers an overview of the controversial issue of revenge pornography and how it is currently dealt with by the law of England and Wales. It details how specific areas of the law, namely harassment, copyright and privacy attempt at providing a remedy for victims, while also pointing out their respective limitations. Furthermore, this toolkit also conducts an analysis …

qLegal Toolkit: Trademarks in the UK

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What are the advantages of registering a trademark? What can identify a trademark in order to obtain registration? Are there limits to registration of trademarks? What can be done and what type of protection is offered in case of trademark infringement? This short toolkit provides simple and quick answers to these and many other questions by explaining the principal legal …

qLegal Toolkit: Patents Explained

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Inventions can be incredibly valuable. However, an invention that is not protected can be used by others to their own advantage. This toolkit provides an outline of a provision for the protection of an invention: a patent. [PDF 189 KB]

qLegal Toolkit: Licensing IP

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This toolkit covers the major aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing including the purpose and significance of IP Licensing and the key terms that need to be incorporated in an IP License agreement. It also explains the concept of FRAND licensing which is especially topical in the telecoms industry. [PDF 186 KB]