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The Data Retention Saga Continues: European Court of Justice and EU Member States Scrutinize National Data Retention Laws
  • Jones Day
  • Belgium, European Union, France, United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden
  • August 11 2016

Triggering a landslide of legislative reforms and legal battles, the European Court of Justice’s (“ECJ”) landmark judgment of April 8, 2014, Digital


International Legislative Update
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • April 13 2017

New EU Regulation on Cross-Border Preservation of Accounts Potentially Useful Tool to Secure Assets in EU Member States January 18, 2017, was the


French tax update
  • Jones Day
  • Andorra, European Union, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Singapore
  • August 17 2015

The present French Tax Update will focus on an overview of several noteworthy publications, including decisions issued during the past few months by


Patent term extension for medical devices: new opportunities, open questions
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • February 15 2011

The first German patent term extension granted for a medical device, a combination product, may open the door for extended patent protection for combination products


Violation of a works council’s right of codetermination and the fruit of the poisonous tree
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • November 6 2008

In a December 13, 2007, decision, the Federal Labor Court opined on how to treat information that an employer had obtained illegally as part of a wrongful-termination action


The endless bunny hunt: Court of Justice of the European Union rules on trademark protection for shape of chocolate bunnies
  • Jones Day
  • Austria, European Union, Germany
  • July 12 2012

With its recent Lindt & Sprüngli decision, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") confirmed its earlier decisions that tighten the threshold for the inherent distinctiveness of three-dimensional trademarks


Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, USA, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to


New developments for real property transactions
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • October 2 2014

On July 9, 2014, the German Supreme Fiscal Court decided a real estate transfer tax ("RETT") case that shines a new light on RETT structures


German Federal Court of Justice clarifies limits of no-poaching agreements under German commercial law
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • October 25 2014

In a decision dated 30 April 2014, but published only recently, the German Federal Court of Justice ("FCJ") struck down an agreement between two


German Federal Court of Justice clarifies "opt-in" rules under the German Bonds Act
  • Jones Day
  • Germany
  • September 23 2014

On September 15, 2014, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) published a landmark decision clarifying that holders of bonds