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Alexander Vida

What happens when an EU mark is not well known in Hungary?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently refused to register a mark on the basis that the opponent had proved its prior mark's reputation in a substantial part of the European Union.

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

Moshe Stern

Insurer liable for extra-contractual damage

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Rishon LeZion Magistrate's Court recently addressed the extent to which insurers are responsible to their policyholders and whether this responsibility is limited to matters included in a policy.

Stephen P Kranz

Wisconsin enacts discriminatory exit charge for businesses moving out of state

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A Wisconsin governor recently signed into law an act that either bars a reduction for, or requires amounts deducted to be added back to, Wisconsin taxable income for moving expenses deducted on federal income tax returns if the expenses are associated with a business moving out of the state or country.

David R Hamill

July update on China Section 301 tariffs: latest from China-US talks

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At a recent G20 Summit press conference, President Trump said that he would not lift the existing Section 301 tariffs on China, but would also not add tariffs on any additional Chinese imports "for at least the time being" as part of an agreement to resume negotiations with China.

Eleanor Midwinter

The bunker balance – owners consider liquefied natural gas in advance of 2020

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Using liquefied natural gas (LNG) rather than fuel oil is one of a range of options available to owners seeking to comply with the International Maritime Organisation's 2020 regulations.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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