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The benefits of preliminary injunctions in Germany
  • Gowling WLG
  • Germany
  • June 25 2018

This article provides an overview on the purpose, legal requirements, procedure and risksbenefits of preliminary junction proceedings in Germany for

The obligation of authorities to publish information on food law violations is constitutional
  • Gowling WLG
  • Germany
  • May 11 2018

The German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, "BVerfG") has handed down a momentous decision for business operators selling food

The UK and Germany: A new post-Brexit partnership
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Germany
  • January 24 2018

For decades, Germany has been one of the biggest foreign investors in the UK. While the British love to talk about their 'special relationship' with

Victory for brand owners in deluxe ruling from European Court of Justice
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, Germany
  • December 6 2017

The European Court of Justice ("CJEU") today handed down its highly anticipated judgment on the legality of a brand owner's restriction of online

On-demand seminar: Going International Germany
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Germany
  • March 7 2017

For any business, staying local but going global presents a number of challenges and opportunities. In this series, Gowling WLG lawyers from around

The saga of blocking creative content - how ad blockers still dominate online advertising in Germany
  • Gowling WLG
  • Germany
  • September 23 2016

In recent years, German publishing and media houses have struggled to serve their readership with advertisements ("web banners"). Driving this

The effect of Brexit on the (rest of the) EU
  • Gowling WLG
  • Netherlands, Austria, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Italy
  • July 18 2016

The UK referendum vote to leave the EU on 23 June 2016, and the subsequent paroxysms of British politics, have held us all captivated. And so it is

Why an international trade fair in London can result in patent infringement in Germany
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, Germany
  • January 15 2013

As a new year begins, so does the new season of international trade fairs in London with the International Boat Show and others to follow. While

Obtaining preliminary injunctive relief in Germany
  • Gowling WLG
  • Germany
  • October 17 2012

Preliminary injunctions in Germany provide a quick and cost-effective tool for owners or exclusive licensees of European or German intellectual property rights.

Does a sub-licence continue after its head licence terminates? A comparison of the German and UK positions
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, Germany
  • August 7 2012

The German Federal Court (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH), the highest civil court of last resort in Germany and so with a similar status to the UK's Supreme Court, has handed down two decisions which preserved the validity of a sub-licence upon termination of the head licence.