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BrandWrites - May 2015
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, Belgium, China, European Union, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 7 2015

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has found that the sale by the well-known retailer Topshop of a t-shirt bearing an image of the famous pop


Update on 3D trade marks shape marks
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • December 16 2014

A 3D trade mark in relation to a new unique product idea could in theory have been a way to achieve a monopoly on the market. However, while the


Mobile termination rates
  • Bird & Bird
  • Poland, European Union
  • February 8 2011

In 2006 and 2009 Polish NRA (UKE) identified three Polish mobile operators Plus, Era and Orange as having significant market power (SMP) in the market for wholesale voice call termination on individual mobile networks and imposed remedies on them, including price control


CJEU C-38508 - the European Commission v the Republic of Poland
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • January 31 2011

On 22 December 2010, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a decision in Case C - 38508 regarding the granting of marketing authorisations for several generic medicinal products immediately prior to the date of accession of Poland to the EU (1 May 2004


Commission opens in-depth investigation into 47 million aid to BVG in Poland
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • April 25 2008

The European Commission has opened a formal investigation under EC Treaty state aid rules into public funding of over 47 million for an investment project by BDN Sp. z o.o. Sp.k. belonging to the German-based BVG Medien Beteiligungs GmbH ("BVG"


Commission clears joint ventures between Aviva and Bank Zachodni in Polish insurance sector
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • April 25 2008

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed creation of two new joint ventures in Poland (one for underwriting life assurance and one for underwriting general insurance) between the UK's Aviva insurance group and the Polish bank Bank Zachodni WBK S.A., controlled by the Allied Irish Banks group


Commission authorises 800,000 restructuring aid to Polish mechanical engineering company Techmatrans
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • January 3 2008

The Commission has concluded that a planned 800,000 aid to Techmatrans in Poland, is compatible with EC Treaty state aid rules


Commission approves proposed acquisition of three Yamaha distributors by Yamaha
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom
  • January 3 2008

The Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Mitsui Motor Polskia SP.Z.O.O. of Poland, Yamaha Motor Deutschland GMBH of Germany and Yamaha Motor UK Ltd by Yamaha Motor Europe N.V., part of the Yamaha Motor Corporation of Japan


Commission finds misuse of 2 million of restructuring aid by Arcelor Huta Warszawa
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • January 3 2008

The Commission has decided under EC Treaty state aid rules that the Polish steel producer Arcelor Huta Warszawa (AHW), before becoming part of the Arcelor group, has misused restructuring aid it received in 2003 under special provisions for steel restructuring in Poland laid down in the Polish Accession Treaty


Commission authorises restructuring aid to Polish metal tools manufacturer Bison Bial subject to conditions
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Poland
  • October 31 2007

Following an in-depth investigation, the Commission has concluded that an 8.2 million aid to Bison Bial, Poland, is compatible with EC Treaty state aid rules provided that certain conditions are respected