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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


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


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


Europe - RCD: Dutch retail chains ordered to cease infringement of design rights of Chinese company
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Netherlands
  • November 8 2016

On 2 November 2016, the Hague Preliminary Relief Judge issued a preliminary injunction against the (locally) well-known Dutch retail chains Blokker


EU Trade Secrets: breaking news - European parliament passes trade secrets law with wide support: in force across EU by 2018
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union
  • April 14 2016

Earlier today, the European Parliament voted by a large majority of MEPs (503 to 131) for the enactment of the long-awaited EU Directive on trade


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


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


Significant changes to the regulations on industrial designs in Poland
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Albania, Poland
  • December 1 2014

The Polish government is currently working on a set of proposals for amendments to the Industrial Property Law. These amendments concern, among other


Defend Trade Secrets Act - more arrows in the quiver for employers and other trade secret owners
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • November 10 2016

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) into law, thereby creating a new federal civil cause of action