International Law Office

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Héctor Elias Chagoya

Plant inventions and patent eligibility trends

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property's examination criteria was previously consistent enough to provide patent applicants with legal certainty about the eligibility of plant-related inventions.

Marco G Remiorz

Additional place of jurisdiction clause in ADSp 2017

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (ADSp) are general terms of service recommended by several trade associations.

Hao Zhan

Why doesn't safe harbour rule apply to non-IP monopoly agreements?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The State Administration for Market Supervision recently promulgated the Interim Provisions for Prohibiting Monopoly Agreements.

Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court annuls award for second time in same arbitration dispute

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In principle, if an application for an annulment of an arbitral award is upheld, the Supreme Court may cancel only the award (the so-called 'cassatory' nature of the setting aside proceeding).

Alexander Vogel

Bulk transfers

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss law, the acquisition of a business may be structured as a mere share deal, a mere asset deal or – according to the Merger Act – a statutory merger, demerger or bulk transfer.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey