Disputes

Happy Birthday – out of copyright and back onto the screen

It is a song that is sung across the world in almost every language imaginable (even Klingon, if Google is to be believed), but did you know that Happy Birthday is subject to a copyright? The song was composed by two American sisters in 1893, albeit under a different name. It later evolved to...

Court Proceedings to Become Even More Costly

It was not that long ago that the Ministry of Justice changed the court fees, increasing those fees for claims of over £10,000 to 5% of the amount that is being claimed. They set a maximum fee of £10,000 for those fees. Now the Ministry of Justice are once again talking about increasing the court...

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