Technology

OwnershIP - The Intellectual Property roundup from Blake Morgan

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Blake Morgan's Intellectual Property team are delighted to share their inaugural Magazine, OwnershIP. Click to read more and download your copy. More …

Autumn Budget: Technology

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Our technology expert Simon Stokes discusses the impact from the budget. More …

2018 – The year of Cryptomania?

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Three days after the value of a cryptocurrency based on a Japanese dog internet meme broke the $2bn mark, I am looking at the future applications of blockchain (the technology underpinning all major cryptocurrencies) on company valuations and beyond. More …

New Electronic Communications Code

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The new Code, which will come into force on 28 December 2017 as part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, aims to place the provision of data and broadband at a similar level of importance to other utilities. More …

Wearable technology at work: why HR needs to get involved

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Jon Belcher, Senior Solicitor in our Data Protection team and Charlotte Marshall, Trainee Solicitor in our Employment law team, look at the increasing use of wearable technology at work (such as Apple watches, Google Glass and Fitbit), considering the legal issues that are raised and how HR should be responding. More …

Are employers now allowed to read employees' private messages?

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Natalie Painter discusses the recent case on whether' employers are allowed to read their employees' messages whilst at work. This article was first published for CIPD's People Management online. More …

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 – all change for consumer contracts for goods, digital content, services and unfair terms

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is the most important piece of consumer law since the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. It comes into force on 1 October 2015. More …

Turn it off and on again: our free advice to Welsh start-ups

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Blake Morgan’s Technology team in Wales has partnered with Caerphilly-based innovation centre Welsh ICE to provide drop-in ‘surgeries’ for local start-ups More …

EuroITCounsel ranked as leading Europe-wide legal network by Chambers Global

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The EuroITCounsel network of independent specialist technology and IT lawyers, of which Blake Morgan is a founding member, has received a top-tier ranking from Chambers and Partners Global. More …

Blake Lapthorn advises on ATG Media's partial secondary buy-out

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Blake Lapthorn, now Blake Morgan following the merger with Morgan Cole on the 1st July, has advised on a sizeable partial secondary buyout for longstanding technology client, ATG Media. More …