Louboutin’s “red sole trade mark” at risk of being invalid French shoe maker Louboutin’s well-known red sole, which has been registered as an EU trade mark not without difficulty, is now at risk of being found invalid as the Advocate General at the European Court of Justice gave an additional opinion on 6th February 2018…
There are many reasons for engaging a consultant. They are independent contractors who are not on the payroll and may be used as much or as little as needed.
They provide a flexibility to businesses and benefits to both parties, although care is required to avoid a sham, in cases where the consultant should in reality be treated as an employee.
Our employment team can advise you on the terms and structure of the right consultancy agreement for the particular situation.