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Jared Stringham

Novartis prevails against motion for judgment on pleadings in Entresto patent litigation

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Chief Judge Stark of the US District Court for the District of Delaware recently ruled in favour of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation against the generic defendants Torrent Pharma Inc and Torrent Pharmaceuticals.

Annamaria Pedroni

Italy ratifies International Labour Organisation Violence and Harassment Convention

Employment & Immigration - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

Italy has ratified the International Labour Organisation Violence and Harassment Convention, which will have a significant impact on employment law.

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.

Sherina Petit

LCIA Rules 2020: key changes

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

The new London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Rules 2020 came into force on 1 October 2020 and apply to all LCIA arbitrations commencing from that date onwards.

Raphael Mellerio

Unfair competition in case of financial support provided by franchisor

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

May a franchisor provide financial support to its franchisees through loans or payment periods? This question is of interest as this type of financial support is often provided to franchisees in order to help them set up and run their outlets.

Victoria Grogan

Registering a foreign power of attorney

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

If a person holds assets in Jersey, they may wish to appoint someone who can manage those assets in the event that they should lose capacity to such an extent that they can no longer do this themselves.

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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