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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 court holds indirect purchasers have standing, defendants may invoke passing-on defense

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  • Germany
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  • July 7 2011

The German Federal Civil Court (BGH) has held that both direct and indirect purchasers may sue for antitrust damages, but defendants may raise the passing-on defense

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

New developments for real property transactions

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • October 2 2014

On July 9, 2014, the German Supreme Fiscal Court decided a real estate transfer tax ("RETT") case that shines a new light on RETT structures

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

Euroresource--deals and debt

  • Jones Day
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  • Argentina, Germany, Macau, United Kingdom, USA
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  • June 28 2013

On 24 June 2013, the Republic of Argentina filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals

Dawn raids on suspected patent infringers: German Federal Supreme Court confirms patent owner's access to competitor's premises

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • March 19 2010

German courts are popular for litigating patents because they are known to be competent, fast, comparatively inexpensive, and generally patent-owner friendly

The German Plavix case: loopholes in European data protection?

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • September 1 2008

Originators beware: the marketing authorization granted by the German authority for a generic formulation of Plavix, and the subsequent decision of the competent court in preliminary proceedings to allow the marketing of the drug, raises questions about the protection of data under the European regulatory framework

Two interesting German decisions on internet law

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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