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Battle of the brands: ASOS defence upheld by Court of Appeal majority and ASSOS refused permission to appeal

ASSOS is a specialist cycling clothes business founded in Switzerland which ‘offers advanced, technical apparel’ at the top end of the market. ASSOS sells its goods in 37 countries worldwide, almost exclusively through specialist cycling stores. 1,318 more words

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Woman with a Pearl Necklace

There are times when I would look at this painting and think of meanings, or imagine what is going on in this woman’s mind, or find connections with other paintings by Vermeer. 90 more words


Did Reynolds Try to Improve Rembrandt?

Susanna and the Elders (1647) is one of Rembrandt’s most celebrated masterpieces. The grand history painting, depicting the Biblical story of Susanna being blackmailed by lustful elders, hangs in the Gemäldegalerie museum in Berlin. 188 more words

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Legal Briefing: Thwaytes v Sotheby’s [2015] EWHC 36 (Ch)

Boodle Hatfield LLP acted for Mr Thwaytes in his claim against fine art auctioneers Sotheby’s. Judgment was handed down on 16 January 2015 and you can… 2,599 more words

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Chatsworth House: My Chosen Object

We recently visited Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, a great manor house with acres of land, sculptured gardens and a vast history. I took many pictures and quick sketches whilst walking around and took in all of the incredible rooms and the treasures held within, each one so very different from the last and also those that were still yet to be seen. 127 more words