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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.

Samuel Yang

Special governance of illegal collection of personal information by COVID-19-prevention and control apps

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Tianjin Cyberspace Administration recently issued a circular which requires the operators of apps (including mini-programs and website tools) for the prevention and control of COVID-19 to fulfil personal information obligations in accordance with the law,provide relevant information on personal information protection online and carry out security-based self-assessments and rectification processes, where required..

Ella Boardman

COVID-19 Weekly Report (25-31 May 2020)

Litigation - International
International Law Office

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

Andrew Osborne

MAC launches six-week call for evidence on shortage occupations

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Employers have until 24 June 2020 to provide their views to the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) on what occupations should be on the shortage occupation lists for UK sponsored skilled migration from 1 January 2021.

Esther Gómez García

Copyright protection of fashion designs in Spain after Cofemel

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In light of the European Court of Justice's (ECJ's) decision in Cofemel, copyright protection for fashion designs is now more feasible in Spain.

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