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European Commission goes online with final report in e-commerce sector inquiry
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • May 19 2017

The final report on the European Commission’s e-commerce sector inquiry was published last week and contains some important observations about how


Paris Court of Appeal clarifies confusion
  • Hogan Lovells
  • France
  • May 15 2017

In a January 27 2017 decision,(1) the Paris Court of Appeal found that, among other things, use of the domain name 'lecomptoirducoton.fr' had


Italian Consumer Code amended: more protection for consumers in online contracts
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Italy
  • March 31 2014

On 12 March 2014 the Legislative Decree No. 21 of 2014 implementing the EU Consumers Directive 201183UE (the "Decree") has been published on the


Special report: Will the Internet of Things need new patentinglicensing strategies?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, USA
  • April 3 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT), which will connect billions of devices in coming years, may offer incredible opportunities for businesses and consumers


Top 5 Tips for Retail and Consumer Products Companies
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Nearly 10 years after the Supreme Court removed the per se unlawful label from resale price maintenance ("RPM") agreements, the practice continues


DSM Watch: Can manufacturers prevent resale of goods via third-party online platforms using selective distribution agreements? Uncertainty remains in Germany following recent decision of the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • March 21 2016

In its Communication on a Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe (DSM) of 6 May 2015, the European Commission committed to assess the role of


TMT China Brief SummerFall 2016
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • September 20 2016

On 6 July 2016, a second draft of the Cyber Security Law (Draft 2) was released to the public for comment following its second reading by the


European Commission’s e-commerce sector inquiry - increasing antitrust heat
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • September 16 2016

Online sales are not only attracting the attention of consumers and tech businesses, but also increased review by antitrust regulators. The European


Europe’s Digital Single Market Strategy a focus on Pillar 1
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • May 12 2015

On 6 May 2015, the European Commission published its Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe. The Strategy sets out a total of 16 initiatives under


DSM Watch: Commission publishes geo-blocking issues paper
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 19 2016

The European Commission's newly published geo-blocking issues paper concludes that geo-blocking practices are widespread across sales of both