Commercial and Intellectual Property Law Bulletin

    June 2009

    This month's edition includes a review of the High Court's decision that it has a duty to review the fairness of terms in consumer contracts even when not actually asked to do so, an update on the decision in L'Oreal v eBay on the liability of eBay for the sale of infringing goods on its website and a look at how the High Court reacted to a blogger's attempts to protect his anonymity.

    In May 2008, international law firm Hammonds became a limited liability partnership. Hammonds LLP and its affiliated undertakings has offices in Birmingham, Leeds, London and Manchester in the UK, and in Berlin, Brussels, Beijing, Hong Kong, Madrid, Munich and Paris.