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Mei Huang

Cognac fends off genericide attack in opposition proceeding

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2020 the China Intellectual Property Administration dismissed an opposition proceeding against the geographical indication (GI) collective trademarks COGNAC and 干邑 ('Cognac' in Chinese), which were filed by the National Interprofessional Cognac Bureau.

Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

Lawrence Theall

'Additional insured' coverage and multiple insurers: overlapping and common defence coverage

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

Insureds which suffer a loss may find that they are covered by multiple insurance policies for that loss.

Síobhra Rush

Topical issues in Irish employment law

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

This article focuses on three areas of employment law in Ireland that have seen recent significant developments: employment status and the gig economy (in particular, whether the UK Uber decision will have an impact in Ireland), collective bargaining arrangements and gender pay gap reporting..

David McLeish

Gambling advertising: never work with animals or children

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) recently issued two reminders to the gambling industry around various key principles in connection with social responsibility and the use of animals in advertising.

W Todd Miller

Supreme Court clarifies scope of FTC's powers and prohibits it from common strategy for seeking monetary relief

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

More than four decades after the Federal Trade Commission began filing consumer protection actions in federal court for retroactive monetary relief without first completing an administrative proceeding, and more than two decades after it began using this same approach in antitrust cases, the Supreme Court has finally weighed in on the practice, unanimously declaring that it has never been authorised by law..

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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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