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Megan Beal

Showing nude photos to supervisor justifies termination of long-service employee

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent arbitration decision has confirmed that termination can be the appropriate penalty for long-service employees with clean disciplinary records when they engage in sexual harassment, including showing a nude photo to a supervisor.

Robin D Adelstein

California's legislature passes bill enhancing antitrust scrutiny of patent settlements

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

California's governor recently signed a bill designed to enhance antitrust scrutiny of patent settlements between branded and generic pharmaceutical companies.

Radhika Gaggar

Unique complexities of Indian succession laws: part one

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

The Indian diaspora is one of the largest in the world, with more than 30 million people of Indian origin living outside the country.

Aleksandra Kolenda

High-efficiency cogeneration – individual cogeneration bonuses announced

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The first implementing regulations of the Act of 14 December 2018 on the Promotion of Electricity from High-Efficiency Cogeneration were published on 21 August 2019.

Sıla Başaran

Non-registered cartoon characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency

The physical appearance, name, expressions used and other distinctive components relating to or associated with copyrighted works or characters may enjoy trademark protection in Turkey irrespective of whether they are registered there.

David Smyth

False statement of truth leads to prison

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Mathnasium Center Licensing, LLC v Chang is another recent example of the courts sentencing makers of false statements of truth to a period of imprisonment for contempt of court.

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