International Law Office

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Christopher Benson

UKBAY v eBay – opposition based on eBay's earlier rights

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

A UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) opposition was recently brought by eBay Inc against an application by the games company SC Zumedia Games SRL to register a figurative trademark.

Willemijn van der Wel

Small boost in battle against high prices for medicinal products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate recently published its report on its investigation into the quality and permissibility of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre's (Amsterdam UMC's) pharmaceutical compounding of its cerebrotendineous xanthomatosis drug, which contains the active substance chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA).

Asli Tezcan

Mandatory mediation process for commercial disputes introduced

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Acar & Ergonen Law Firm

The Law regarding Procedures for Initiating Legal Proceedings for Monetary Claims deriving from Subscription Agreements, which introduces a mandatory mediation process for commercial disputes to the Commercial Code, was recently published in the Official Gazette.

Gaute K Gjelsten

Supreme Court clarifies distribution of interest component in global limitation fund

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

In a recent judgment in the Full City limitation fund proceedings, the Supreme Court clarified how a global limitation fund established pursuant to the Norwegian Maritime Code should be distributed.

Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

César Navarro

New Data Protection Act introduces digital rights for employees

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The new Data Protection Act was recently published in the Official State Gazette, transposing the EU General Data Protection Regulation into Spanish law.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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