News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • Exposing Five Myths About Trade Marks
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    Exposing Five Myths About Trade Marks

    29th September 2017

    This article summarises the five top myths (and the truthful answers) that we commonly hear when discussing trade mark protection with business owners.

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  • 5 Intellectual Property Protection Tips for Your Start-Up
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    5 Intellectual Property Protection Tips for Your Start-Up

    14th July 2017

    Intellectual property (IP) can cover a variety of elements, from patents and registered designs to business trade secrets.

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  • One in four businesses in Scotland is unaware of the biggest shakeup in data protection law in 20 years, Brodies / Ipsos MORI survey reveals

    One in four businesses in Scotland is unaware of the biggest shakeup in data protection law in 20 years, Brodies / Ipsos MORI survey reveals

    25th May 2017

    With just a year to go until the biggest shakeup of data protection law in 20 years, 25% of businesses and organisations in the UK are unaware of the new legislation and almost half have yet to start preparing for its introduction, according to a survey by Ipsos MORI and Brodies LLP.

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  • BCC: Businesses must take action to prepare for new data protection responsibilities

    BCC: Businesses must take action to prepare for new data protection responsibilities

    25th May 2017

    With a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation comes into law, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging businesses to start preparing to ensure that they are compliant with the legislation when it comes into force.

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  • DLA Piper Launches Training Academy Preparing Businesses for Stringent New GDPR Law

    DLA Piper Launches Training Academy Preparing Businesses for Stringent New GDPR Law

    9th May 2017

    DLA Piper in Scotland has launched a Data Protection Officer Training Academy to help businesses avoid hefty fines when a new data protection law comes into force next year.

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