International Law Office

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Angelos Paphitis

Benefits of Cyprus Investment Programme

Immigration - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

The Cyprus Investment Programme is ranked among the top 10 programmes in the world for global citizenship.

Seema S Mansoor

Registered trademark deleted from trademark register for non-use

Intellectual Property - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Lahore High Court recently heard an appeal of the registrar of trademarks' decision to delete a mark on the grounds of non-use.

David Smyth

Assessment of costs in District Court out of date

Litigation - Hong Kong

The monetary jurisdiction for civil cases heard by Hong Kong's busy District Court was significantly increased in December 2018.

Ina vom Feld

Recent case law on compulsory licences and use-up periods

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

According to Section 24(1) of the German Patent Act, a compulsory licence can be granted to a patent infringer.

Guy Castegnaro

Draft law amends right to leave for family reasons and clarifies reclassification provisions

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A bill amending articles of the Labour Code relating to family leave and professional reclassification was recently tabled in the Chamber of Deputies.

Michael Lips

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2016 the so-called 'Responsible Business Initiative' was submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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