With the surprising but quite expected development that the News of the world would print its last ever newspaper on Sunday the 10 July 2011, the world was suddenly exposed to the dark and illegal world of phone hacking by the media, which has been going on for over a decade now. (More…)
A 22-stone former policeman in Staffordshire has been denied potentially lifesaving obesity surgery due to the North Staffordshire primary care trust refusing to fund the operation for him. (More…)
Nokia has emerged victorious in the 46 cases of patent infringement against the Apple Corporation. The result is a bi-lateral agreement in which the American giant will pay an undisclosed sum in patent fees and royalties over a given period to the Finnish company. (More…)
The United Kingdom is developing advanced cyber ‘weapons of war’ to combat the increasing threat of other foreign powers attacking its virtual ‘borders’. (More…)
Many of us have come up with really interesting, fresh and maybe even unique ideas for potential inventions, products, businesses, websites, or even songs and movies.
But faced with the often daunting prospect of actually protecting your idea, most of us can find the entire process quite complicated and this leads to most of us never pursuing the matter any further. (More…)
When you call into Contact Law for one of our recommended solicitors, the first person you speak to will be one of our team of telephone advisors. Our telephone advisors are dedicated to locating the best specialised solicitor for your individual needs.
But what is a telephone advisor and why are they essential in the solicitor hunting process? (More…)
An unusual case I dealt with lately raised some points which I felt would make for interesting discussion for this week’s blog submission by yours truly. Please note that all names have been changed to avoid anyone’s identity being compromised.
Georgina called in on behalf of her son, Rodney, who had gone to a high street mobile shop when he was 17 years old and successfully managed to get the latest mobile phone on a contract. This was after the assistant had checked his identity and run the relevant credit checks (which in all events should have rung bells immediately). (More….)