International Law Office

Latest updates

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.

Wu Xiaohui

Scope of reasonable protection in medical use claims

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Claims are technical solutions seeking protection and should be a generalisation of the content sufficiently disclosed in a patent description.

Elsebeth Aaes-Jørgensen

Reduction of working hours during pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Board of Equal Treatment recently concluded that the fact that a replacement worker in a cleaning company had received fewer shifts during her pregnancy did not constitute gender discrimination.

Shannon Rajan

MAVCOM imposes significant financial penalties on AirAsia, AirAsia X and Malaysia Airports (Sepang)

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM) recently announced that it had imposed RM2 million fines on AirAsia Berhad and its long-haul sister airline AirAsia X Berhad.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Anti-corruption, compliance enforcement and legislative developments in 2019

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The year 2019 was a busy one for Turkey with regard to anti-corruption and compliance matters.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

Special tax relief for Abaco and Grand Bahama

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

To encourage the rebuilding effort in Abaco, Grand Bahama and the surrounding Cays after Hurricane Dorian, tax relief is now available under the Disaster Reconstruction Authority (Special Economic Recovery Zone) (Relief) Order 2019.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, 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