The Trademarking Process
Applying and registering a trademark involves a multiple stage process. Essentially there are 5 stages, though the process doesn’t always move in a strictly linear movement. Those stages are: SearchingRead More
Temporary relief from directors’ duty to prevent insolvent trading due to Covid-19
Covid-19 has presented new challenges for directors as they navigate unchartered territory. Due to the pressure placed on businesses by Covid-19, the government introduced the Coronavirus Response Package Omnibus ActRead More
What are the main documents for a franchise?
There are four essential documents a franchisor must provide a franchisee before a franchise agreement is entered into. These documents are set out in the Franchising Code of Conduct (theRead More
When can I terminate an employee?
At some stage most employers will need to deal with terminating employment of some of their staff. An employment relationship can be ended by either the employer or the employee,Read More
What is a smart contract and what are the legal implications?
A smart contract is a self-executing contract created as a software program and stored on a distributed ledger, such as blockchain. A smart contract is essentially software operating an “if/then”Read More
What can I do in a dispute over a domain name?
With only so many domain names to go around, it can be challenging to find a domain name that is available. It is common to find a domain name alreadyRead More
Enforcing Non-disclosure Agreements
A non-disclosure agreement (‘NDA’), also known as a confidentiality agreement, is a legally binding document used to protect trade secrets and sensitive information. Confidential information is usually a form ofRead More
What Legal Documents Does A Startup Need?
Establishing a strong legal structure is critical to the successful development of a startup. Sometimes, startup founders can get caught in the adrenalin of turning their idea into a realityRead More