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ECJ to rule on NGO rights to challenge environmental decision making

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 24 2011

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is soon to deliver a landmark judgment on the rights of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to challenge environmental decisions under German law

EU customs action: international marks

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • September 16 2009

In Zino Davidoff SA v Bundesfinanzdirektion Südost C-30208 2 July 2009 (unreported) the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that a Madrid Protocol mark designating the Community has the same effect as a Community trade mark (CTM) for the purposes of Article 5(4) of the Customs Regulation (13832003EC

Discounts cannot reduce the taxable amount when the taxable transaction is carried out by a another party

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 28 2014

On 16 January 2014, the European Court of Justice ruled that a discount, provided by an intermediary in its own name and for its own account to the

ECJ to clarify position on sale of 'used' software licences

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 11 2011

The sale of 'used' or 'second-hand' software licences has been a contentious area in recent years

Principle of "res judicata" in design cases: OHIM Board of Appeal is bound by decision of German court in infringement proceeding ruling a design to be invalid

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 22 2010

In this case, the Community design registration by Sport-Service-Lorinser Sportliche Ausrüstungen GmbH (Lorinser) for vehicle wheel rims was challenged by RH Alurad Höffken GmbH (RH) who claimed it was identical with its earlier German design and therefore lacked novelty and individual character

Minus 3 months and 2 weeks

  • Norrbom Vinding
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • September 15 2011

The EU Advocate General says that supplementary protection certificates can be issued with a negative term

CFI upholds fines to Deutsche Telekom

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • May 27 2008

The Court of First Instance (CFI) has ruled to uphold the EC’s finding of abuse of dominance by Deutsche Telekom

Polar bear trade mark given to Berlin zoo

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • September 17 2013

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favour of Berlin Zoo, home to Knut the polar bear from 2006 to 2011, in a scuffle with

Bonn's failure to advertise a refuse disposal contract is not time-barred says ECJ

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • January 28 2010

In 1997, the City Council of Bonn and MVA (a company owned by the Council) awarded a contract for organic waste disposal to a private company without carrying out a competitive tender as required by procurement law

Award procedures in the field of emergency services

  • Schoenherr
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  • Austria, European Union, Germany
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  • February 7 2011

According to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), emergency and rescue transport services are not connected with the exercise of official authority and therefore not exempt from applicability of the Public Procurement Directive (200418EC