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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

Enforcing patent rights at German trade fairs: an effective tool against competitors

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • August 28 2012

From a patent law perspective, trade fairs carry significant risks but also offer far-reaching opportunities

Two interesting German decisions on internet law

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
  • -
  • 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

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

Antitrust alert: fast-forward for FRAND disputes in Europe

  • Jones Day
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • April 11 2013

The Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Germany, has asked the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") to clarify a number of questions at the

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

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

Violation of a works council’s right of codetermination and the fruit of the poisonous tree

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • November 6 2008

In a December 13, 2007, decision, the Federal Labor Court opined on how to treat information that an employer had obtained illegally as part of a wrongful-termination action

German High Court rules companies have standing to sue against illegal state aid to competitors

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
  • -
  • February 15 2011

In a decision earlier today, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) ruled that companies can bring court action the challenge state aid granted to their competitors

“Spying” on employees in the workplacenot without the works council’s intervention

  • Jones Day
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  • Germany
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  • November 6 2008

The extent to which an employer may monitor employees using electronic technology has received a great deal of attention, whether such monitoring involves reviewing employees’ emails, monitoring employees’ telephone calls, or using recording devices to engage in employee surveillance