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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

Court of Justice rejects appeal of Activision Blizzard Germany in Nintendo case

  • Stibbe
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • August 2 2011

In its judgment of 10 February 20118 the Court of Justice dismissed the appeal brought by Activision Blizzard Germany (as legal successor of CD-Contact Data GmbH, the addressee of the decision at the base of this proceedings) against the judgment of the General Court

EC threatens legal action against German law granting “regulatory holiday” to Deutsche Telekom

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • March 2 2007

Notwithstanding repeated warnings from European Union (EU) Telecom Commissioner Viviane Reding, Germany’s parliament adopted legislation late last week that exempts dominant national telecom operator Deutsche Telekom (DT) from having to provide competitors with access to its new fiber-optic VDSL network

Preliminary proceedings are a private affair

  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 25 2013

The boundaries between permissible endeavours to obtain contracts and corruption can sometimes be blurred. A building contractor, having won a