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CJEU actavis and Eli Lilly SPC judgments
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 22 2014

In addition to giving its decision in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down two other


EU General Court holds OHIM erroneously re-categorised colour mark as figurative mark
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 22 2014

In Gamesa Eólica, SL v Office of Harmonization for the Internal Market 2013 T-24512, the EU General Court has annulled a decision by the Board of


Court of Appeal confirms High Court decision and finds no copyright infringement in software with same functionality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In SAS Institute Inc v World Programming Ltd 2013 EWCA Civ 1482 (21 November 2013), the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the High


EU General Court confirms no proof of genuine use of earlier trade mark in CTM opposition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • December 16 2013

In Biotronik SE & Co. KG v OHIM, Case T-41611 the EU General Court upheld a decision of the Board of Appeal and rejected an opposition to a


Privacy and the cloud: an EU perspective
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 29 2012

By using cloud computing, companies cut costs by outsourcing data storage tasks, which means they no longer have to maintain expensive servers


CJEU confirms change in economic behaviour is required to prove trade mark dilution
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • December 16 2013

In Environmental Manufacturing LLP v OHIM 2013 C- 38312 P, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) confirmed that evidence of change in


Court of Appeal recasts guidance on granting stays in patent proceedings while European Patent Office proceedings are pending
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In IPCom GmbH & Co Ltd v HTC Europe Ltd and others 2013 EWCA Civ 1496, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales discussed the effect of the


Advocate General Jääskinen gives Georgetown University SPC opinion
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Netherlands, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

On 14 November 2013, Advocate General (AG) Jääskinen's opinion in the Dutch supplementary protection certificate (SPC) referral, Georgetown


Article 29 Working Party opinion on applicable law: clarifying the scope of application of the Data Protection Directive
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 28 2011

The Article 29 Working Partythe European advisory body on data protection and privacyhas adopted an Opinion on applicable law (WP 179) aimed at clarifying the scope of application of the Data Protection Directive (9546EC


Bezpečnostni softwarová asociace-Svaz softwarové ochrany v Ministerstvo kultury: copyright in a graphic user interface
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Czech Republic
  • February 28 2011

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the graphic user interface (GUI) of a computer program is not protectable under the Software Directive (91250EC) but may be a copyright work in itself