NMK launches Web law guide

Digital media support body New Media Knowledge has produced a 20-page guide addressing the major legal issues relating to the Internet, digital media and e-commerce.

With an increasing number of legal cases highlighting the difficulties companies face in the fast-growing sector, E-Law Essentials covers various topics including domain name disputes, trading on-line, intellectual property, data protection, UK and EU legislation, defamation and contract drafting.

The publication was written by John Warchus, a lawyer specialising in technology law who is the IT and e-commerce partner at law firm Shadbolt & Co.

It has also received support from the Government, with a foreword by minister for small business and e-commerce Patricia Hewitt. She says: “This guide will clearly explain many of the most important legal issues surrounding e-commerce and the Internet, and help entrepreneurs take full advantage of the opportunities available to them.”

NMK director Stephen Whaley adds: “I hope this guide will give businesses the knowledge and grounding needed to proceed confidently in the digital economy.”

Latest articles

Design Week Awards 2021 opens for entries

This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.