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Mark Evans

Pampered Chef succeeds in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Pampered Chef, a world leader in the sale of premium kitchenware products, recently succeeded at trial in defending trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill claims brought by Canada's largest retailer, Loblaws, in relation to its use of a trademark that includes the letters 'P' and 'C'.

R. Daniel Beale

Deadline looms for expanded EEO-1 filings

Employment & Benefits - USA
Dentons US LLP

For US employers with 100 or more employees, extensive new information relating to their prior Equal Employment Opportunity-1 filings must soon be submitted.

Emeka Akabogu

Doing maritime business in Nigeria's $10 billion charter market

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

The general Nigerian economic landscape could be seen as challenging, but its robustness and potential make it worthwhile for parties that do their research.

Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

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

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

Katharina Sarah Bressler

Subsidiary clauses in mandatory vehicle insurance contracts

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Motor vehicle liability insurance is mandatory for vehicles admitted to travel on public roads in Germany (the same applies to non-motorised trailers and semi-trailers) and covers damages caused by the policyholder to third parties or their vehicles.

Oliver Passmore

Z Trusts judgment: whose rights take priority when a trust is insolvent?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Court of Appeal recently handed down a long-awaited judgment in the Z Trusts case.

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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