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Noelle Engle Hardy

Pampered Chef succeeds again in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed an appeal of the Federal Court's trial decision in a case concerning trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill.

Fabian Huber

Court does not consider fabric masks to be medical devices

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The Hamm Higher Regional Court recently found that fabric masks do not constitute medical devices, regardless of whether they are displayed alongside medical face masks or whether the public attributes to them a protective effect against COVID-19.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

New commitment mechanism turns the tide in ongoing investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

In June 2020 Law 7246 Amending the Law on the Protection of Competition entered into force and introduced significant changes to Turkish competition law, including with regard to the commitment mechanism.

Min Lee Tan

Calling on performance bonds: new test for unconscionability?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

With the recent enforcement of the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Act 2020, the question has arisen as to whether it provides a new ground for contractors to challenge calls on bank guarantees.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Proposal to extend increased daily unemployment benefit and temporary lay-off periods until July 2021

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The government has proposed to extend until 1 July 2021 both the period in which the increased daily unemployment benefit rate applies and the temporary lay-off period.

Carlos P Martins

Air carrier avoids liability for refusal to transport disruptive passenger

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal recently ruled on a dispute involving an air carrier which had refused to transport a disruptive passenger.

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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