The Civil Wrong of “Passing-off”, within the Common Law context

“Passing-off” is a common law tort, which can be used to enforce unregistered trademark rights. The law of passing off prevents one person from misrepresenting his goods or services as that of another. The concept of passing off has undergone changes in the course of time. At first it was restricted to the representation of one person’s goods as those of another. Later it was extended to business and services. Subsequently it was further extended to professions and non-trading activities. READ MORE

Personal Injury & Medical Negligence

A personal injury may take place at work, in a traffic accident, because of a faulty product or a faulty repair, because of mistakes during medical treatment, or because you slipped and fell on a wet floor or fell in a pothole with your car. The personal injury may be physical or psychological but, to be considered actionable, it must occur due to the negligence or unreasonably unsafe actions of your employer, a public authority, a manufacturer, your doctor, or any other person or organization who owes you a duty of care. READ MORE