International Law Office

Latest updates

Yongjian Lei

Darlie toothpaste versus Darlie insect repellent: trademark squatting and bad-faith registration

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

No one wants to associate toothpaste with insect repellent, but this can happen if the same names and images have been trademarked in different classes of goods.

Laurent Guardelli

Industrial tribunals against the Macron scale: rebels with a cause?

Employment & Benefits - France
Coblence & Associés

The so-called 'Macron ordinances' overhauled the Labour Code in September 2017.

Pawel Kulak

Constitutional Tribunal finds undertakings have right to appeal against consent to conduct searches

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Constitutional Tribunal recently analysed regulations regarding dawn raids carried out by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and ruled that the respective law is not in line with the Constitution insofar as it excludes the possibility to challenge rulings allowing searches to be conducted.

Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

Christopher Pease

Taking charge: Commercial Court delivers judgment on its jurisdiction to grant charging orders

Litigation - British Virgin Islands
Harneys

The Commercial Court recently confirmed that the BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant charging orders.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Software – the unregulated medical device

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

It is a basic constitutional principle that no activity or product can be restricted or limited unless a legal provision establishes such restriction or limitation.

OnDemand

1

Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

2

Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

3

Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey