Brand Matters

Brand Matters

Issue 11
Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Welcome to the latest edition of Brand Matters, a series of articles and updates from Mishcon de Reya for brand owners and creators.

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Your 5 mins snapshot: key themes from the Environmental Audit Committee's hearing with the fashion industry

Your 5 mins snapshot: key themes from the Environmental Audit Committee's first hearing with the fashion industry

UK consumers buy approximately 38 million items of clothing weekly.

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Taking stock of the Geo-blocking Regulation

Taking stock of the Geo-blocking Regulation

According to the Digital Economy and Society Index 2018, 68% of internet users in the EU shopped online in 2017.

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Brexit and Brands – update on the consequences of 'No Deal'

Brexit and Brands – update on the consequences of 'No Deal'

As the Brexit process remains in flux, the UK government has pressed on with its task of publishing draft legislation setting out what will happen in the event of a 'No Deal', i.e., with the UK leaving the EU at the end of March 2019 without an agreement being reached.

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Consumer law post Brexit – where are we now?

Consumer law post Brexit – where are we now?

With just under 4 months until the UK leaves the European Union, and subject to any agreement being reached with the EU, which may include a transitional period, the Government has laid before Parliament Regulations to amend current consumer protection laws in the UK (the Consumer Protection (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018).

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New Year's Regulations: Changes and Clarifications for Trade Mark Law

New Year's Regulations: Changes and Clarifications for Trade Mark Law

Following similar changes to the EU trade mark regime, a number of opportunities will open up to UK trade mark owners in the New Year for broader protection and more robust enforcement of their brands.

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When is a social media post an ad? ASA publishes guidance

When is a social media post an ad? ASA publishes guidance

There has been a lot of press in the last few months regarding the crackdown on 'paid for' and 'sponsored' social media posts.

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Jazz Shapers

Jazz Shapers

Jazz Shapers features interviews with business people who have broken the mould and achieved success in their fields, alongside music from the category-defining risk takers of jazz.

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Lawfully Chic

Lawfully Chic

A blog for art-lovers and adventurers, fashionistas and culture vultures, who believe in fair play, fair trade and fair travel.

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