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U.S. & Japan: Hague a one-stop shop for design registrations?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Japan, USA
  • July 6 2015

In May 2015 the accession of the U.S. and Japan to the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs took effect. These


Germany, Regional Court Düsseldorf: infringement of design rights can be costly!
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • February 18 2015

Recently, the Regional Court Düsseldorf decided on the amount of damages a plaintiff can claim in the case of an infringement of design rights. The


Europe: Motor vehicle rims trigger CJEU ruling on scope of repair clause in Design Regulation
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • November 30 2016

The German Federal High Court (Bundesgerichtshof - “BGH”) has asked the European Court of Justice (“CJEU”) to rule on the reach of the “repair


Proving copying in UK copyright and designs cases: no need for mountain climbing
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2014

UK copyright and unregistered Community design rights in a fabric design held not infringed, despite design similarities and Defendant’s access to


Designs journey to UK Supreme Court again (not a galaxy far, far away this time)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

The last time design issues were argued in the UK's highest court (2011) the focus of attention was the Stormtrooper helmet from the iconic Star Wars


US: The Defend Trade Secrets Act - employer notice requirement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 4 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) incentivizes employers to update their employment contracts to give notice to employees of the protections


US: New DTSA seizure remedy may be difficult to obtain
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

The new ex-parte seizure remedy created by the Defend Trade Secrets Act contains many hurdles that may prove highly difficult for trade secret owners


EU Trade Secret Protection - Brief v-log summary
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • December 15 2016

Stanislas Roux-Vaillard discusses the key points covered by the EU Trade Secrets Directive that aims at protecting undisclosed know-how and business


Trade secrets in Formula 1: High Court on breach of confidence and copyright infringement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2012

The High Court held that there was a breach of confidence and copyright infringement as a result of draftsmen's "shortcut" copying of CAD design files of parts of a model car but awarded modest damages


Registered Community design does not bar infringement action
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 26 2012

In one of its rare decisions on designs, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that a registered Community design will not protect its holder against an infringement action based on an earlier design