Come along to our lunchtime professional skills seminar on 12 April read more

UK businesses will continue to be able to protect their designs internationally by filing only one application after Brexit read more

Thoughts on Collaboration

March 15, 2018

A short summary of the most important takeaways from our seminar held at Somerset House on 15 February 2018 read more

The Beast from the East

March 1, 2018

It's cooooold in London, but we are loving it!
We hope everyone is safe and warm.


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Obviously, we cannot predict the future but can give you an idea about the various solution models which have been proposed read more

The new Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) provision could save your loved ones thousands of pounds in inheritance tax. read more

You think you don't need to? You may want to think again. read more

A response to our clients' frequent questions on the topic. read more

Read our article on why it is important to make a will.  read more

How Karen Millen lost her name

February 16, 2017

The High Court has refused to allow Karen Millen to use her own name read more

In the aftermath of Brexit it’s becoming clear that Article 50 may be triggered and a transitional period may be upon us. But what does this mean for intellectual property law?
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On Thursday 17th March JWSS hosted an evening to discuss the legal and commercial considerations of innovation and collaboration in the fashion industry. read more

Innovation happens when people work together. read more

Are Rights on the Right Track?

November 20, 2015

JWSS host music event to discuss the issues affecting the music industry in the digital age. read more

Britain’s Got Talent in Breach. Ofcom rules that viewers were ‘materially misled’ read more

Consumer Rights Act 2015

August 1, 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“the Act”) comes into force on 1 October 2015, and, according to read more

On 30 July 2015, Google Policy Europe ‘respectfully disagreed’ with French privacy watchdog read more

JWSS are delighted to announce that it will be hosting a talk at London College of Fashion. The talk will cover intellectual property rights in fashion, their protection and preventing others from ripping off your brand. read more

Boro’s brand battle

May 1, 2015

As a lawyer who works with the creative industries, I am fortunate enough to work within areas I am passionate about namely fashion, music and film. When the opportunity to comment on a passion that is even closer to home, concerning my beloved Middlesbrough FC presented itself, I could not resist.

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Artist Kesshia Kumari, ‘Kesh,’ alleges infringement by Versace in interview with The Cut. read more

Recent media reports that law firms will fall behind if they fail to promote women. read more