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The endless bunny hunt: Court of Justice of the European Union rules on trademark protection for shape of chocolate bunnies

  • Jones Day
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  • Austria, European Union, Germany
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  • July 12 2012

With its recent Lindt & Sprüngli decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") confirmed its earlier decisions that tighten the threshold for the inherent distinctiveness of three-dimensional trademarks

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014

  • Jones Day
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  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA
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  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Quo vadis passenger rights? EU Regulation 2612004: German courts struggle for clarity in light of the Sturgeon decision

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 13 2011

Regulation 2612004, adopted by the European Parliament and European Council on February 11, 2004 (the "Regulation"), established common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boardings, cancellations, and long flight delays

German Federal Court of Justice clarifies "opt-in" rules under the German Bonds Act

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • September 23 2014

On September 15, 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) published a landmark decision clarifying that holders of bonds

Two interesting German decisions on internet law

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • June 17 2013

Over the course of the month of May, the German Federal Supreme Court rendered two important decisions in the area of internet law, shedding some

New court direction on antitrust cartel fines in Germany

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • April 26 2013

The German Federal Court of Justice ("BGH") has handed down a decision that is likely to have a significant impact on the setting of cartel fines in

European Union General Court grants access to the European Commission’s files to private antitrust plaintiff

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • December 20 2011

The General Court of the European Union (General Court) has annulled a decision by the EU Commission (EC) that denied access by a private plaintiff to the EC’s files in cartel proceedings (Case T43708 CDC Hydrogene Peroxide vs European Commission

German labor and employment news (third quarter 2013)

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • February 28 2014

Regular readers of German Labor & Employment News know that under German law, termination of employment for operational reasons requires employees to

German Federal Court of Justice clarifies limits of no-poaching agreements under German commercial law

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • October 25 2014

In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two

German Federal Supreme Court decides on set-aside of global assignment of trade receivables

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • January 17 2008

In a judgment of November 29, 2007 that is of particular interest to financial institutions involved in asset-based lending, the German Federal Supreme Court (Bundesgerichtshof) allayed concerns that a global assignment (Globalzession) the assignment of all existing and future trade receivables to a lender to secure loans would not survive the insolvency of the respective originator