International Law Office

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Nicolò Mosiello

Italy's role in healthcare innovation in 2020

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Trevisan & Cuonzo

The European Patent Office recently released the Patent Index 2020, which provides an overview of Europe's filing activities.

Chris Grieveson

Shipping disputes: jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Due to the inherent multi-jurisdictional nature of shipping disputes, the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments can be crucial.

Jean-Jacques Canonici

Role of patent data in innovation lifecycle: marketing and monetisation stages

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patent-related data is a recognised source of information about technological innovation programmes and the patenting strategies of parties in a particular field.

Vasudha Luniya

Analysing the concept of force majeure, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

In 2020 the central government issued an office memorandum which stated that the hindrances that have occurred within supply chains due to COVID-19 should fall within the purview of natural calamity and thus force majeure clauses may be invoked in situations where deemed appropriate.

Gan Khong Aik

No escape from paying minimum wage

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision has confirmed that the hotel industry cannot use a service charge to supplement employees' wages in order to meet the minimum threshold for wage requirements.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines six manufacturers of railway sleepers for bid rigging

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) announced that it had fined six manufacturers of wooden railway sleepers more than €3 million for bid rigging.

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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