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SPC invalidates copycat N trademarks

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In an exemplary trademark case concerning major sport footwear manufacturer New Balance, the Supreme People's Court ruled that a single-letter mark can become distinctive and famous in the market through long-term use and promotion and that the bad faith of registrants of disputed marks must be considered in determinations of similarity..

Richard Schmidt

Can a judicial error create Hungarian jurisdiction if the place of performance is abroad?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision concerning the Hungarian courts' jurisdiction in a dispute arising from an international sales contract.

Constantin Herfurth

EDPB guidelines on personal data breaches: what controllers need to know

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently published the Guidelines on Examples Regarding Data Breach Notification.

Alexander Vogel

Reporting of beneficial ownership: impact on listed companies

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Swiss law rules that the ultimate beneficial owners of a Swiss corporation must be disclosed to the company.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru