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Live internet streaming: beware!

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

In recent years, streaming media usage has grown dramatically, bringing with it a number of complex legal issues - ownership of copyright in content

What did European Dynamics ever do for us? Or 10 lessons in procurement basics

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 24 2012

When the question “What have the Romans ever done for us?” was posed by the People’s Front of Judea in Monty Python’s Life of Brian there quickly followed a long list of benefits ranging from wine to public order

Substitution of party in product liability claims

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2007

The English court has power under s35 Limitation Act 1980 and CPR 19.5 to substitute one person for another as a party after the expiry of the ten-year longstop under the European Product Liability Directive (EEC) 85374 as enacted by the Consumer Protection Act 1987

Testers are not exhausting

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 12 2010

Manufacturers can prevent the onward unauthorised sale of demonstration samples bearing their trade marks, provided that certain conditions are met

A question of financial standing in the PQQ

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 3 2012

In a recent Court of Justice case the North Transdanubia Environmental Protection and Water Management Directorate (the “Contracting Authority”) had launched a restricted procedure for awarding a public contract for transport infrastructure works worth approximately 23m

A new kid on the block? Stretching "Teckal" to ‘horizontal in-house transactions’?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • June 2 2014

The European Court of Justice has recently been asked to consider whether the Teckal exemption for in-house contracts should also exempt so called

Patient matters supply of medicines - NHS permitted under EU law to incentivise money-saving prescribing practices

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in April in Association of the British pharmaceutical industry (ABPI) v Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) case C-6209) that an incentive scheme operated by certain NHS bodies in England and Wales in a bid to reduce costs relating to prescription medicines did not breach European Union (EU) law

WARF European patent application fails due to embryo destruction

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 27 2008

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has today published its decision in the long-awaited case concerning the patentability of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs

Service out of the jurisdiction

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 12 2011

With effect from 6 April 2011, CPR 6 and PD 6B are amended to allow the address of a European Lawyer in a European Economic Area (EEA) state or, for a litigant in person, the litigant's normal residence or place of business in the UK or failing that any EEA state as an address for service

Europe delivers verdict on UK religious discrimination law

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • May 15 2013

Earlier this year the European Court of Human Rights ruled on four claims against the UK Government brought under Article 9 of the Convention. Ms