Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 22 Mar 2023
Aline Drucker, General Counsel at Invicta Watch Group, shares tips on how GCs can overcome a disparity in bargaining power and adopt an “entrepreneurial” approach when negotiating a licensing partnership with a big brand.
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | United Kingdom | 1 Mar 2023
In what appears to be a major departure from previous case law, the High Court has adopted a Liberal approach to the "same interest" requirement to…
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Central & South America, European Union, etc. | 6 Jan 2023
Widening access to the sustainable finance market, restrictions on “forever chemicals” in products, and the rise of “socialwashing” activism are some of the key issues that companies should be focusing on in the coming year.
Stewarts | United Kingdom | 5 Dec 2022
The Loreley 30 v Credit Suisse litigation considered whether the identity of the persons authorised to give instructions to solicitors on behalf of a…
Mourant | British Virgin Islands, Russia, United Kingdom | 25 Oct 2022
A foreign judgment will only be enforced in the British Virgin Islands if it is for a definite sum of money. In Nokian Shina LLC v Smyshliaev…
Lexology PRO | European Union, Switzerland | 15 Sep 2022
Switzerland’s Competition Commission is working alongside the European Commission to investigate whether Novartis abused one of its patents by launching legal proceedings over a treatment to fight skin disease.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Greece, Netherlands | 7 Sep 2022
Heineken’s Greek subsidiary should have foreseen that it could be sued in the jurisdiction where its parent company is based when it infringed competition rules in Greece, an advocate-general at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands has said.
Lexology PRO | USA | 24 Aug 2022
Meta is seeking to settle a class action lawsuit for $37.5 million over Facebook users who claim their location data was collected by the app after they turned their cellphone’s location services feature off.
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency | Turkey | 18 Jul 2022
Opting for alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation can enable a patentee to obtain a speedy outcome, benefit from confidentiality, take advantage of a more flexible procedure and have control over the selection of the technical experts. Since the Mediation Act entered into force in 2013, Turkey has been focusing on mediation to encourage parties to use out-of-court......
GRAF ISOLA Rechtsanwälte GmbH | Austria | 11 Jul 2022
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court dealt for the first time with the question of the conditions under which the assertion of claims for injunctive relief based on an earlier trademark right can constitute an abuse of rights. The decision strengthens the position of owners of earlier trademarks that are confronted with users of newer signs encroaching on their trademark rights which are......