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Marcella Ballard

Approaching 420: cannabis trademark scene one year on from USPTO examination guidelines

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Products involving CBD and hemp seeds have been flooding the US market and businesses are seeking to protect their brands in connection with products in this emerging market, given the legalisation of various forms of marijuana in individual states.

Samuel Yang

MIIT exposes second and third batches of apps infringing users' rights and interests

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently instructed third-party testing agencies to examine certain mobile apps and issued the Second and Third Batches of Apps that Infringe Upon Users' Rights and Interests, requiring operators of said apps to make rectifications.

Tim Clipstone

Guernsey works for hedge funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article answers FAQs relating to Guernsey hedge funds.

Eriko Ogata

Amendments to Child Care and Family Care Leave Act

Employment & Immigration - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

At present, employees can take a half-day to care for a sick or injured child or family member.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court specifies reasoning standards for awards

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

Under longstanding Supreme Court case law, defective reasoning did not previously constitute a severe enough violation of procedural public policy to set aside an award.

Sascha Dethof

Resale price maintenance? Not every discussion on reseller's pricing is illegal

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

In Germany, any form of pressure not to reduce prices below a certain level (including the granting of advantages) is prohibited.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan