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Global Employment Law Update - Germany
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • November 9 2016

Employees in Germany are subject to a number of obligations towards their employer. In particular, employees are obliged to be loyal to their


Amendments to German intellectual property law
  • VO Patents & Trademarks
  • Germany
  • August 4 2014

Patent applications may now be submitted to the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) in any language, provided that a German translation is


Trade Secrets Directive - Agreement between Commission, Parliament and Council
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 2 2016

On 15 December 2015, the EU Commission, the Council and the Parliament agreed on a final compromise text of a “Directive of the European Parliament


Neuregelung des 203 StGB - Freie Fahrt für Outsourcing im Gesundheits- und Versicherungssektor?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • January 23 2017

Unmittelbar nach dem Jahreswechsel hat das Bundesjustizministerium einen Referentenentwurf zur Neufassung und Ergänzung des 203 StGB vorgelegt


Germany
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • December 11 2014

Design law in Germany consists of the Designs Act, harmonised to a substantial degree with the EU Designs Directive (9871EC) and the EU Community


Global Employment Law - What's New? Winter 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Belgium, China, European Union, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 12 2016

Under the headline ‘building public trust’, Freshfields’ fourth annual Legal Landscape was launched in early January 2016, highlighting relevant


Protecting and enforcing design rights: Germany
  • Krieger Mes & Graf v Der Groeben
  • Germany
  • November 24 2016

German registered designs are governed by the Design Act, which was recently renamed to reflect the fact that German registered designs are now


Germany, Regional Court Düsseldorf: infringement of design rights can be costly!
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 18 2015

Recently, the Regional Court Düsseldorf decided on the amount of damages a plaintiff can claim in the case of an infringement of design rights. The


Chocolate bear beats gummy bear
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • September 24 2015

Can a wordmark with a particular meaning be infringed by a three-dimensional product design? Disputes regarding the infringement of a wordmark by a


Trade Secrets and Cloud Services: Is the Sky the Limit?
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Germany
  • May 5 2016

Germany is not only known as one of the best countries for enjoying beer and bratwurst, but it is also known as a country with some of the strictest