Harris Sliwoski LLP | China | 27 Sep 2023
With IP infringement in China rising amid geopolitical tensions and China’s sinking economy, many companies are scrambling to protect their…
Wanhuida Intellectual Property | China | 20 Mar 2023
During patent infringement litigation in China, sellers often use the legitimate source defence to alleviate their liability for damages. Despite the principles set out in the relevant judicial interpretation, courts exercising judicial discretion in assessing this defence have yet to form stable jurisprudence. The Intellectual Property Court of the Supreme People's Court therefore used a......
Lexology PRO | USA | 9 Jan 2023
Two of the SEC’s own commissioners objected to the regulator’s decision to punish McDonald’s despite accepting that the company was a victim of its former CEO’s misconduct.
Lexology PRO | Brazil, United Kingdom | 5 Nov 2021
A UK court has said it has no jurisdiction over cartel damages claims brought against a Brazilian orange juice producer by over 1,500 of that country’s farmers and 50 local fruit farms, although it confirmed it can hear the claims against two of the company’s executives.
Lexology PRO | Brazil, Central & South America | 26 Oct 2021
Brazil’s antitrust enforcer has fined two companies and five of their employees a combined €35 million for cartelising air filters sold in the vehicle aftermarket, while four other companies escaped with cease-and-desist orders.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, India | 14 Oct 2021
India’s competition authority has said it will not fine eight companies that rigged bids and fixed prices for train parts, after deciding for only the second time not to punish businesses that broke the antitrust rules due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PRO Compliance | Philippines | 8 Jul 2020
The Philippine Competition Commission has said that certain provisions in a bill aimed at accelerating the recovery from the covid-19 pandemic could harm its welfare-enhancing objectives and the overall state of competition.
PRO Compliance | Finland | 20 May 2020
For the first time in a decade, Finland’s Competition and Consumer Commission has referred a resale price maintenance case to its Market Court, asking for a €9 million fine to be imposed.
SS Rana & Co | India | 15 May 2020
On April 28, 2020, the Hon'ble Delhi High Court comprising of HMJ Jyoti Singh, granted an anti-suit injunction order to HT Media Limited in HT Media…
Gowling WLG | United Kingdom | 27 Apr 2020
Social media marketing is a powerful resource for brands, but the line between what is private and personal and what is commercial is becoming…