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Data Protection Bill - a comprehensive framework for data protection in the UK

A New Data Protection Bill: Our Planned Reforms - pre-Bill statement of intent says Bill will allow "a simpler shift for both businesses and consumers"

ICO goes myth busting - fining powers; consent; the "misconception" that the GDPR is an unnecessary burden; and data breach reporting

ICO Consultation on draft GDPR Guidance on Contracts and liabilities between controllers and processors - are your processor contracts GDPR compliant?

The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 Business Guidance - IPO provides guidance for business on the new threats provisions effective 1 October 2017

Post-Brexit registered trade mark and design rights, and rights of representation - CITMA calls for the UK to remain part of the existing EU trade mark and RCD systems

European Commission Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications) - continuity of unitary IPRs post-Brexit

W Nagel (a firm) v Pluczenik Diamond Company NV - commercial agents: "Diamonds are not forever" - Analysis and comment from Paul O'Hare

Jeffrey Blue v Michael Ashley - High Court finds alleged oral contract made in a pub was not binding

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust v Atos IT Services UK Ltd - construction of exclusion and limitation clauses on claim for wasted expenditure following alleged breach of IT services agreement

MT Højgaard A/S v E.ON Climate + Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Ltd - Supreme Court resolves tension between contractually prescribed design and fitness for purpose terms

Salman Butt v Secretary of State for the Home Department - High Court rejects claims Extremism Analysis Unit breached privacy and free speech rights

Wilfried Bony v Gilbert Kacou - Swansea City striker Bony keeps former agents in play - Analysis and comment from Josh Charalambous and Nicole Jahanshahi

Andrew Guise v Rajeev Shah - High Court considers remedies in a case involving former business associates who traded insults online

Mionis v Democratic Press SA - enforcement of settlement terms in libel proceedings - Analysis and comment from Jennifer Agate

R v Beale - automatic anonymity falls away in perjury case - Analysis and comment from Abigail Tancock

Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd, Evening Standard Ltd and AOL (UK) Ltd - Court of Appeal rules on "serious harm" test in defamation - Analysis and comment form Jennifer Agate

Technomed Ltd v Bluecrest Health Screening Ltd - High Court upholds claims of infringement of copyright and sui generis right in "ECG Cloud" database

Spin Master Ltd v PMS International Group - avoid getting in a spin: lessons for managing future registered designs cases - Analysis and comment from Georgia Davis

R v M + Ors - Supreme Court rules persons dealing in unauthorised "grey" goods may be liable to criminal prosecution under s 92(1) of the Trade Marks Act 1994 - Analysis and comment from Katie Cameron, Mark Webster and Dr Janet Strath

Case T-45/16 Alfonso Egüed v EUIPO (BYRON) - EU General Court provides guidance on assessing goodwill in EU trade mark opposition proceedings based on the UK common law of passing off - Analysis and comment from Désirée Fields

Case C-84/16 P Continental Reifen Deutschland v Compagnie générale des établissements Michelin - Continental loses out to Michelin on "X" appeal

Secretary for State for Health v Servier Laboratories Ltd - High Court throws out claim for loss under the "unlawful means" tort - Analysis and comment from Dr Janet Strath and Reuben Jacob

Bărbulescu v Romania - Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights provides guidance on lawfulness of monitoring workplace communications

ASA Ruling on Bonne Terre Ltd t/a Sky Bingo - Sky Bingo takes the rap for affiliate's advertorial that failed to clarify its status as a marketing communication from the outset

ASA Ruling on American Express Services Europe Ltd - credit card ad fails to make clear significant limitations on cashback offer

ASA Ruling on Ashworth and Parker Ltd t/a END - does "prize draw" mean free prize draw?

ASA Rulings on 888 UK Ltd; Casumo Services Ltd; Ladbrokes Betting + Gaming Ltd; and Bonne Terre t/a Sky Vegas - gambling operators held responsible for non-compliant affiliate advertising

ASA Ruling on Power Leisure Bookmakers Ltd t/a Paddy Power - "always bet on black" ad for Mayweather fight breaches rules on harm and offence

TalkTalk Telecom Group plc monetary penalty notice - ICO fines telecoms company £100,000 for contractor's security breach

Ofcom Adjudication on Trending Hits, The Biggest Chart Hits, Breakfast Beat (BritAsia TV) - undue prominence and the meaning of programme-related material

Ofcom adjudication on Channel 4 News - news coverage of Westminster terror attack breaches rules on accuracy and impartiality

Gambling Commission fines 888 UK Ltd £7.8 million for serious breaches of the Social Responsibility Code - mishandling vulnerable customers

Joey Barton succeeds in reducing betting ban - Joshua Charalambous reports