NFTs and Intellectual Property Law: The Craze, the Crux and the Questions

NFTs: An Introduction: Another day, another crypto-token! And so, we enter the era of the non-fungible token and witness yet another expansion in the world of crypto assets. NFTs have recently been brought to the fore of mainstream media by the sale of animations made by the infamous Grimes who sold $6 million (£4.3m) worth of... Continue Reading →

John Lewis: Searching For Closure

In July 2020, John Lewis announced they were closing 8 stores, affecting 1300 employees. Fast-forward to March 2021, and history appears to be repeating itself, as John Lewis has confirmed it intends to permanently close another 8 stores, affecting a further 1500 jobs. How does John Lewis compare with the High Street as a whole? In lieu... Continue Reading →

Vaccination or Termination? Pick One.

2020 was not great. Indeed, the supposed apocalypse that was predicted in 2020 seemed — to an extent — to come to fruition.  As we enter 2021, normality will begin to return, families and friends will be reunited, and people will leave their homes after months of misery in isolation.  The flowers are blooming, the birds are... Continue Reading →

Tesla: Rocking the Boat or Floating Nicely?

Tesla, the electric vehicle and clean energy company, has been at the forefront of sustainable transport for the past decade. Since Tesla went public on the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2010, the company has been making countless headlines. One of the positive recent stories was Tesla’s introduction on to the S&P 500 Index.     The S&P... Continue Reading →

All From Amazon Or All Too Much?

Amazon continues to fuel the development and its domination of the e-commerce sector with its ever-expanding range of products and delivery services. Nothing is ever too much to ask for anymore. Next day delivery is now old news. Need a product today? Sorted. But wait, need a product in two hours? Consider it delivered. Amazon... Continue Reading →

Speak Up! A New Era of Corporate Activism.

Coronavirus. Black Lives Matter. LGBTQ+ protests. These are only some examples of the world's current socio-political state, and it seems that the modern consumer is significantly more conscious of their socio-political surroundings than ever before. Consumers no longer expect to identify with a brand - the brand must also identify with them. From fluid trade... Continue Reading →

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