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Bram Woltering

Unauthorised filing of trademarks by agent or representative

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The District Court of Gelderland recently rendered a judgment on the subject of unauthorised agent or representative filings.

Christiaan Jordaan

Coverage 'thrilla' in Manila – court finds underinsured endorsement provides worldwide coverage

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

A recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision demonstrates that policyholders must carefully consider the interplay between an insurance policy and its endorsements.

Ricardo Rozas

New law allows passenger cabotage on foreign cruise vessels

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Merchant Navy Law, which includes a cabotage reservation system, implies that only Chilean vessels are permitted to provide maritime or fluvial transport services (of cargo or passengers) within Chile or its exclusive economic zone.

Amjad Khadhair

Section B benefits require compliance with independent medical examination protocol

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

Can an insurer deny all Section B benefits if an insured agrees to attend an independent medical examination on conditions that conflict with the examining medical practitioner's protocol? The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently considered this question and answered in the affirmative.

John Gurley

Ruling offers protection to importers dealing with ambiguous scope of AD/CVD order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that where the scope of an anti-dumping/countervailing duty order is ambiguous, US Customs and Border Protection has no independent authority to suspend liquidation without explicit instructions from the US Department of Commerce..

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.

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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