Tag Archives: Social media



Legal perils to avoid when using social networks

Sharon Givoni Consulting Consumer Law, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Internet Law

This article considers copyright for businesses in relation to social media. Issues explored include: Who legally owns a business’ social networking account? Recommendations for drafting social media policies and what they should cover Resolving other issues that can arise from social media use such as bad publicity Social media can both help and hurt businesses. […]

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Social media trade promotions – tips and traps

Sharon Givoni Consulting Retail and fashion Law

Online promotions and competitions can be an effective way to boost exposure to your brand and engage with your target market. When it comes to the area of window furnishings, this principle equally applies. You may want to run a competition like: “Caption this photo for a chance to win” “Tell us in 50 words […]

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Social Media - Trade Promotions Tips & Tricks by Sharon Givoni
Jul / 20

Social Media – Trade Promotions Tips & Tricks

Sharon Givoni Consulting Internet Law

Online promotions and competitions can be an effective way to boost exposure to your brand and engage with your target market. You may want to run a competition like: “Caption this photo for a chance to win” “Tell us in 50 words or less why …” “Like, comment or share this to be in the […]

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Website terms and conditions - what you need to know by Sharon Givoni
Jun / 30

Website terms and conditions – what you need to know

Sharon Givoni Consulting Internet Law

This article considers the legalities of website terms and conditions of websites including consumer laws, warranties, privacy policies and disclaimers. It also considers clauses covering payment methods, delivery of goods and intellectual property clauses that address social media. Read more…

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Sharon Givoni Unpacks the Legal Dangers of Social Media for Fashion Labels

Sharon Givoni Consulting Retail and fashion Law

Fashion designers love getting ideas from all sorts of influences but what happens if you think that someone has gone too far and copied your designs? The Seafolly case decided in late 2012, shows that if you air your thoughts on Facebook and social media this can be very damaging and you could be taking […]

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