27 November 2013

Q & A: Digital Content and the Draft Consumer Rights Bill

What is “digital content”?

In this context, we’re talking about books, movies, ringtones, games, apps, etc, basically any content for electronic devices supplied in digital form.

What rights do consumers currently have?

Existing consumer rights legislation is a complex web of UK and European legislation supplemented by judge-made “common law”.

The existing law makes a broad distinction between “goods” on the one hand and “services” on the other.

26 November 2013

What is "The Bright Stuff"?

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Our aim is to keep growing businesses up to date with relevant developments in the law relating to intellectual property, technology and related matters, to engage, to stimulate debate, and - we hope - to entertain!

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