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The Future of UK Data Protection Law? Taskforce on Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform report published

European Union, United Kingdom - June 17 2021 The Task Force on Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform ("TIGRR"), has published its report to the Prime Minister. The report makes…

Vietnam: Enthroning Copyright Holders' Rights in Dealing with Copyright Infringement Cases

Vietnam - June 16 2021 COVID-19 mayhem has made a stark change in the entertainment industry. Cinemas, theatres, live music café, amusement parks or so came to a halt…

Deploying AI in healthcare: the UK's new multi-agency advisory service

United Kingdom - June 16 2021 UK regulators and agencies are partnering to develop a "Multi-Agency Advisory Service for AI and data-driven technology". The project aims to provide…

Vietnam: New Cyber Information Security Requirements Issued for IoT Devices

Vietnam - June 15 2021 Summer 2021 is sweltering in Vietnam, but looks like things will be more hectic with important legislations are in the midst of being drafted and…

The assessment of (visual) similarity and the impact of rotation.

European Union - June 14 2021 We all know: In administrative trademark proceedings, be it oppositions or cancellations, the marks in dispute need to be compared as registered. But…

Vietnam: New Draft Decree on Electronic Identity Identification and Verification

Vietnam - June 9 2021 The Vietnam Ministry of Information and Communications (“MIC”) revealed a draft Decree on Electronic Identity Identification and Verification (“Draft…

IP rights and parallel trade in the UK

United Kingdom - June 8 2021 The long awaited consultation on the UK's future regime on exhaustion of IP rights is finally out. An opportunity for change, or should the status…

Is Switzerland not only a "high price island" but also an "island of bliss" without food fraud?

European Union, Switzerland - June 8 2021 Food fraud is not a new phenomenon. Scandals such as the "rapeseed oil" fraud intended for industrial use (1981), milk adulterated with melamine in…

Lessons from Australia's $2.5m penalty for misleading claims about broadband speeds

Australia - June 7 2021 In proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the Australian Federal Court has ruled that telecommunications…

Enforceability of post-termination restrictions in franchise agreements

United Kingdom - June 7 2021 The recent case of Dwyer (UK Franchising) Ltd v Fredbar Ltd and another [2021] EWHC 1218 (Ch) reminds us that franchisors should always carefully…