Latest by Matt Davies

Blog

Amazon in the clear as it fails to hit the target

Published on 10 February 2021. By Ben Mark, Partner and Samuel Coppard, Associate and Matt Davies, Trainee Solicitor

Green tint 1

The High Court has dismissed claims brought against Amazon by Beverly Hills Polo Club for alleged trade mark infringement, arising out of products sold on the US website amazon.com but which are visible to consumers in the UK and EU.

Read more
Blog

Trainees take on 2021

Published on 02 February 2021. By Elizabeth Zang, Trainee Solicitor and Georgia Durham, Trainee Solicitor and Matt Davies, Trainee Solicitor and Nicole Clerk, Trainee Solicitor and Poppy St John, Trainee Solicitor and Rebecca Baker , Trainee Solicitor

Purple tint 2

Read more
Blog

Trainees Take on 2020

Published on 27 February 2020. By Elizabeth Zang, Trainee Solicitor and Georgia Durham, Trainee Solicitor and Matt Davies, Trainee Solicitor and Poppy St John, Trainee Solicitor and Sean Cannon, Associate

Gray tint 5 wide

RPC's trainees had mixed fortunes in attempting to predict the major events of 2019. As can be seen from our 2019 predictions blog, Theresa May's departure was correctly predicted, but the trainees were well wide of the mark in forecasting Beto O'Rourke as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for the US Presidency: Beto suspended his campaign on November 1 2019, a full four months before primary season. No one foresaw the UK's first December general election since 1923 either, which is perhaps more forgivable.

Read more
Blog

Between a rock and a card place - the changing nature of professional introductions

Published on 04 February 2020. By Matt Davies, Trainee Solicitor

Untinted 3

To what extent is the humble business card being affected by changes in how professional introductions are made? With details of our professional lives now often available online, there are fewer opportunities to introduce ourselves through our business cards

Read more