Giles Peaker

All shall have prizes

On 3rd October, the European Court released its judgement in Cadman v HSE. Few people can have missed this as, for instance, there were large articles in the Guardian and the Times. Moreover, few people can miss that these articles draw deeply...

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Life? What life?

I was at a conference with a client and Counsel the other day at a certain Lincoln's Inn Fields chambers. The place was heaving with lighting stands, women with clipboards and the kind of unshaven, tool belted man that can only be a rigger. Lo,...

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Obvious filler

I ought to be drafting a brief to Counsel that is needed tomorrow, and I will, I will, but as a distraction activity, it is time for the fall back post of every lazy blogger - a trawl through the search engine keyphrases log. Genuine search click...

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Art and copyright 2

Following on from this post, which suggested a strong incompatibility between contemporary art practices and copyright law in terms of the potential failure of copyright to cover some contemporary art, I'd like to take a quick look at the reverse -...

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