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Opinion of Advocate General Sharpston (16 May 2013)
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 11 2013

Advocate General Sharpston (AG) has provided further guidance on the interpretation of the provisions of the CTMIR relating to the time limits for


Ferrero's strategy pays off in opposition against 'Kinder' mark
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany, Italy, European Union
  • July 26 2012

In Wohlfahrt v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (OHIM) (Case T-58010, May 16 2012), the General Court has rejected Harald Wohlfahrt’s appeal against a decision of the Fourth Board of Appeal of OHIM in which the latter had upheld an opposition by Ferrero


Germany eases restrictions for highly-skilled workers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 19 2012

Both Chambers of the German Parliament have passed a Bill which will come into force on 1 August 2012, implementing the provisions of the EU’s Directive for Highly Skilled Migrants


International Trade and Technology Transfer Reporter IT3
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 22 2012

Expectations were high when the US-UK Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty (Treaty Doc. 1107) was signed by President Bush and Prime Minister Blair on June 21, 2007


Mandatory merger control notifications of minority acquisitions - the example of Germany
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 8 2012

The European Commission recently began a process to identify whether an enforcement gap exists in its current merger control system


German court gives important ruling on business transfers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 6 2011

Any business seeking to do an acquisition in Europe needs to be aware of the European Acquired Rights Directive which is designed to protect employees’ rights on the transfer of a business or part of one


Firm wins case at German Federal Labour Court after ECJ ruling on TUPE
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 30 2011

A team from our Frankfurt office has won a long-running transfer of undertakings case, Klarenberg v Minteq International GmbH


Germany introduces new electronic residence permits
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • European Union, Germany
  • September 13 2011

Traditionally citizens of countries outside the EU received the residence permits required to enable them to live in Germany in the form of a “sticker” in their passport


Drug patents in the EU: up to 15 years and six months’ protection from marketing authorization
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • European Union, Germany
  • August 16 2011

The German Federal Patent Court requested that the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) provide a ruling as to whether a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) may be granted if it would not result in a “positive” term, because marketing authorization (APM) for a drug had been obtained within five years of the filing of the corresponding patent application


European Court of Justice dismisses Deutsche Telekom "margin squeeze" appeal
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 31 2010

Confirming the General Court's ruling of 10 April 2008, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has dismissed Deutsche Telekom's (DT) appeal against a Commission decision which found DT had abused its dominant position in the German telecoms market between 1998 and 2001