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Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

Rishabh Shroff

SEBI clarifies status of married daughters who become promoters of listed companies

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

In India, many families are reluctant to pass their business wealth and assets onto their married daughters due to the perceived risk that the property ends up being controlled by their daughters' in-laws.

Oon Hooi Lin

Weathering COVID-19: aviation regulators' measures to aid aviation operations

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

On 7 June 2020 the government announced that Malaysia's Movement Control Order would enter a 'recovery phase' beginning on 10 June 2020 and ending on 31 August 2020.

Peggy Sharon

Foreign insurers' right of subrogation – time for revision?

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In November 2017 the Supreme Court approved a district court's decision that a foreign insurer which is not licensed under the Supervision Law is not entitled to file a subrogation claim in Israel.

Teresa Polino

United States farewells Hong Kong's separate customs territory status – what's the impact on importers?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an executive order regarding Hong Kong's status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.

Samuel Yang

App governance panel issues special governance report on illegal collection of personal information

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

The App Special Governance Panel recently issued the 2019 Special Governance Report on Apps for Illegal Collection and Use of Personal Information, summarising governance efforts from January 2019.

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