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It is possible for more than one set of proposed licensing terms for standard-essential patents (SEPs) to be fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND), the Court of Appeal in London has said.
Film studios, music labels and sports broadcasters would be able to prevent others making copies of their content available online via an out-of-court procedure in future, under plans being considered in the UK.
The UK government has announced a £60 million fund, split over four research programmes, designed to help the country tackle climate change.
Prospective employers in the automotive sector should "act with one voice" to address the skills gap as a matter of urgency, according to a new report.
People identified as being responsible for illegal file-sharing must be able to provide information to show that another user of their internet connection could have been responsible for the act if they wish to avoid being held liable for copyright infringement, according to a new ruling by the EU's top court.
Technology used by the NHS in England will need to conform to minimum technical standards in future, under plans outlined by the UK government.
Popular travel destinations for Chinese consumers have seen the use of mobile payments surge during the seven-day long 'Golden Week' of Chinese public holidays this October.
The risk of businesses colluding with one another over the price of goods and services would diminish if there was extensive use of personalised pricing algorithms in digital markets, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said.
Businesses that breach UK data protection law or misuse personal information are not automatically obliged to pay compensation to people affected by that breach, the High Court in London has confirmed.
A series of messages posted on an internet bulletin board about how certain anti-malware software could be used did not invalidate a patent covering that technology, the High Court in London has ruled.
The UK government has published documents designed to support the implementation of new trade mark laws, which come into force next year.
The role that data can play in improving competition, innovation and consumers' experiences in the UK's financial services, energy and telecoms markets is to be considered in a new cross-government review.