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Szymon Gogulski

New approach to trade secret infringement by former employees

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

A recent Supreme Court judgment explains the scope and methods of protection by entrepreneurs against the unauthorised disclosure of trade secrets by former employees.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Law Society of Jersey issued guidance regarding the courts' COVID-19 contingency plans, noting that planning appeal hearings have been suspended due to independent inspectors being unable to travel to the island.

Emily Gilmore

COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

Real Estate - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Srdjana Petronijević

COVID-19: competition commission deadlines during and after state of emergency

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

The government recently lifted the state of emergency which had been declared due to the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing normal operations to gradually resume.

Chris Browne

First judicial consideration of COVID-19 decisions

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The High Court recently issued a decision on a judicial review application which challenged the lawfulness of exemption decisions made pursuant to an order under the Health Act and sought urgent interim relief.

Joanne van Harmelen

How does EPO opinion on patentability of plants and animals affect South Africa?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

The European Patent Office Enlarged Board of Appeal may have ended the debate on the patentability of plants and animals which are exclusively obtained by essentially biological processes by ruling that these are not patentable.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan