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Johnson Li

Landmark judicial interpretation promulgated in patent administrative cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Supreme People's Court recently promulgated the Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in Adjudicating Administrative Cases Involving Granting and Affirmation of Patent Rights, which is the first judicial interpretation concerning the trial of patent administrative cases.

Harriet Evans

Quincecare duty bowls out HSBC

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court has held that banks may be liable for breaches of the Quincecare duty even where the customer's net assets have not been reduced by the breach.

Claudia Bock

E-cigarette distributor fined for resale price maintenance

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

In a first-instance decision, the Office for the Protection of Competition has fined RITCHY EU sro Kc6.7 million (€270,000) for resale price maintenance practices.

Arthur Shay

Taiwanese 5G operators receive 'clean' 5G status

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

All five Taiwanese 5G operators were recently listed as 'clean' 5G networks by the United States.

Todd A Solomon

DOL creates path for 401(k) plans to offer private equity investment options

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Labour recently issued an information letter indicating that, in limited circumstances, it will allow defined contribution retirement plans (eg, 401(k) plans) to indirectly invest in private equity funds.

Stephen P Kranz

New Jersey reconsiders financial transaction tax

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A troubling New Jersey financial transaction tax proposal, which appeared to be gaining popularity over the past few months, has reportedly been left out of the 2021 budget deal that Governor Phil Murphy recently struck with legislative leaders.

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