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What did European Dynamics ever do for us? Or 10 lessons in procurement basics
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • October 24 2012

When the question “What have the Romans ever done for us?” was posed by the People’s Front of Judea in Monty Python’s Life of Brian there quickly followed a long list of benefits ranging from wine to public order


VEAT notices - a safe harbour but not a port in a storm ...
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • September 24 2014

The recent case of Italian Interior Ministry v Fastweb SpA (Case C-1913) highlights the limited protection that the VEAT notice route can


Live internet streaming: beware!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 26 2015

In recent years, streaming media usage has grown dramatically, bringing with it a number of complex legal issues - ownership of copyright in content


Statutory holiday pay should include commission
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 22 2014

The European Court of Justice has ruled that British Gas had been in breach of the Working Time Directive by limiting Mr Lock's holiday pay to his


A question of financial standing in the PQQ
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • December 3 2012

In a recent Court of Justice case the North Transdanubia Environmental Protection and Water Management Directorate (the “Contracting Authority”) had launched a restricted procedure for awarding a public contract for transport infrastructure works worth approximately 23m


ECJ’s AdWords decision upholds Google’s integrity but does it raise questions over its business model? Users of Google’s service will have to tread carefully
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2010

Trade mark owners are increasingly facing the unauthorised registration and use of their trade marks as keywords on internet search engines, the effect of which is that searches against their trade marks bring up their competitors' websites as sponsored advertisements


Community design right held invalid by EU general court
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • August 12 2010

In Grupo Promer Mon Graphic SA v OHIM (Case T-907), the EU General Court found PepsiCo Inc's Community registered design for "promotional items for games" invalid and provided useful guidance in determining whether a design is "in conflict" with a prior design


Privilege and in-house lawyers
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • September 30 2010

A seven year battle to give legal advice from in-house lawyers the protection of legal professional privilege in European competition investigations has failed


European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling regarding confidentiality of medical records
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • September 8 2008

The applicant in the case of I v Finland was a nurse working in a specialist eye clinic within a hospital


Advocate General’s opinion endorses traditional approach to collective redundancies
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union
  • February 5 2015

The Advocate General's opinion published this morning endorses the orthodox understanding of the trigger point for the obligation to consult