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Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Initial approach to General Circular Economy Law initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In October 2019 the General Circular Economy Law initiative was presented to the Senate for discussion and approval.

Michael Gu

What's new in revised draft of Anti-monopoly Law?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The State Administration for Market Regulation recently released a revised draft of the Anti-monopoly Law (AML) for public comment.

Gordon Drakes

Franchising, Brexit and trademarks – what now?

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) recently published a short, reassuring update about what happens to IP rights during the transition period following the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union.

Georgina Thomson

Cryptocurrency treated as property in freezing order

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

The High Court recently granted a freezing order over £1.5 million worth of bitcoin and ethereum cryptocurrency against a trading platform and its directors in only the second known example of the court treating cryptocurrency as property.

Michael Sun

International Patent Classification: one factor in determining whether motivation to combine multiple citations exists

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

According to the Patent Examination Guidelines, in order to determine whether a patent application can be easily accomplished by persons ordinarily skilled in the art in view of the citations, it is necessary to consider whether there is motivation to combine multiple citations.

David Heffernan

Comfort animals are not service animals: DOT to narrow scope of service animal accommodations

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed significant changes to its disability regulations relating to the transportation of service animals by air.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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