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David Schwartz

Patentability of diagnostic methods – has the Patent Office drawn the line?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

IP offices have long grappled with whether a medical diagnostic constitutes a traditionally patentable concrete or physical method or instead is merely an unpatentable and intangible abstract idea.

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Florian Terharen

Facial recognition technology: regulations and use

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Austria
Schoenherr

In recent years there has been an increased use of technologies that match a person's digital image to a picture database.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: 'momentous decision' applications by trustees

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The terms of a trust deed will usually extend the powers conferred on trustees by the Trusts (Guernsey) Law 2007.

John Pearson

Come hell, high water or pandemic – COVID-19 will not frustrate aircraft lease agreements

Aviation - United Kingdom
Vedder Price PC

The Commercial Court recently rejected an airline's argument that the COVID-19 pandemic had frustrated its aircraft lease agreements and that it was therefore relieved of its contractual obligation to make rent payments.

Bruce Bennett

Supreme Court: mere retention of property does not violate automatic stay

Insolvency & Restructuring - USA
Jones Day

In January 2021 the Supreme Court held that a creditor in possession of a debtor's property does not violate the automatic stay, specifically Section 362(a)(3) of the Bankruptcy Code, by retaining the property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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