Alibaba steps up IP protection efforts

According to its recent annual report on intellectual property rights protection, Alibaba has improved the processes for the takedown of infringing material and addressing counterfeit goods listed on the site. The three main messages from the report are: 95% of takedown requests were processed within 24 hours, a 68% reduction

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Brexit, ‘regulatory alignment’ & energy

This week’s revelation that the UK and EU have been contemplating a deal on the EU withdrawal that involves continuing ‘regulatory alignment’ on the island of Ireland raises an interesting and important question as regards the position of the UK electricity sector post-Brexit: is Irish/NI ‘regulatory alignment’ possible without broader

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