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European Court of Human Rights protects whistleblowers from dismissal right to blame the employer against better knowledge?
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 2 2012

The European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) recently found a judgment on the topic of whistleblowing (ECtHR, Judgment dated 21.07.2011-2827408


A consistently broad interpretation of "health claim" emerges in Europe
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 30 2014

A decision recently handed down by the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof - BGH) has confirmed the broad interpretation of the term


Agreeing to license standard-essential patents on RAND terms may bar foreign injunctive relief
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Germany, USA
  • October 31 2012

Addressing an anti-suit injunction in the context of patent licensing, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a preliminary injunction issued by a district court temporarily enjoining the enforcement of a German patent injunction


German court rejects National Competition Authority liability for damages after unlawful prohibition of a merger
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 27 2014

The Higher Regional Court in Düsseldorf yesterday dismissed an action for damages of 1.1 billion brought by GN Store Nord against the


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


Governing law not necessarily determined by jurisdiction where employee works
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Netherlands
  • November 13 2013

The European Court of Justice has clarified the rules for determining the governing law of employment contracts in the absence of an express choice


Federal Cartel Office imposes more fines for exchange of information
  • CMS Hasche Sigle
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 29 2012

Competition authorities are increasingly targeting and penalising exchanges of information that violate competition law


DutyFree QI2013
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, Germany, Israel, Peru
  • September 2 2013

In this judgment, the ECJ had to decide on the customs debtor's obligation to provide proof in the case of certificates of origin. The question was


Facebook keeping it real in Germany
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 2 2013

Facebook users in Germany will have to disclose their real names to register for and continue using the social network, after a German court ruled


Absence due to illness does not result in the forfeiture of holiday entitlements
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 19 2009

The current position under German law is that every employee has the right to a minimum of 24 days' paid holiday each year (although agreements can be made to enhance this statutory minimum