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3 considerations, ahead of the start of the Unitary Patent Court (UPC)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 26 2016

So, the UPC is coming in 2017. Patent owners have considered which of their crown-jewel European patents to opt-out of the system during the


CNIL’s New Role: Overseeing Website Blocking
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, France
  • May 26 2016

In an April 15, 2016 report, the French Data Protection Authority, the CNIL, provided details about its little-known responsibility as overseer of


Future-proofing privacy: A guide to preparing for the EU Data Protection Regulation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, OECD
  • May 9 2016

It has taken several years but we have finally made it to the start line. The modernisation of European privacy laws has reached a critical milestone


EU Referendum: English High Court refuses British expats’ application for judicial review of “15 year rule”
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 29 2016

The High Court has rejected a legal challenge to legislation excluding British citizens who have lived abroad for more than 15 years from voting in


Information exchanges: a new frontier in antitrust enforcement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, USA
  • April 28 2016

The treatment of exchanges of competitively sensitive information among competitors represents a new frontier in antitrust enforcement because the


DSM Watch: Proposed commitments in European Commission’s UK Pay-TV investigation focus on allowing “passive sales” of broadcasting content outside territory
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 27 2016

On 22 April 2016, the European Commission published for comment the first set of commitments offered in the UK Pay-TV investigations. Those


GDPR Likely to be Adopted by the EU Parliament on 14 April 2016
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 12 2016

Last Friday, the EU Council has adopted its position at first reading on the data protection reform. This prepares the way for the final adoption of


Advocate General - Hyperlinking is lawful regardless whether content was uploaded with or without permission
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 12 2016

Hyperlinks are yet again on the Court of Justice of the European Union's (CJEU) agenda. Whilst in 2014, the decision Svensson (C-46612) and


The Hague Court confirms paediatric extension of SPC for former EU orphan drug imatinib
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 6 2016

In the EU, several different rewards and incentives apply for conducting clinical trials in the paediatric population. Supplementary Protection


EU: Advocate General comments on Liability for Free Wi-Fi
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • March 31 2016

Free Wi-Fi is an achievement for the community, particularly if it is also password-free. However, in numerous European countries service providers