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Evelyne Gridelet

Patented inventions may infringe existing patents

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Patents prohibit a party's competitors from producing, selling or using the protected invention.

Tim Yimin Liu

Chinese court system: circuit courts

Litigation - China
Global Law Office

From 2015 to 2020 the basic structure of the Chinese court system remained as four levels: the Supreme People's Court, the higher people's courts, the intermediate people's courts and the basic people's courts.

Christian Holzer

Supreme Administrative Court once again favours environmental organisations

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Administrative Court remains on course with its pro-environmental organisation (EO) case law.

William Jones

Court of Appeal finds that Norwich Pharmacal relief is available in aid of foreign proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has found that the Cayman courts have jurisdiction to grant a Norwich Pharmacal order in support of potential proceedings before a foreign court, even where alternative statutory remedies may be available.

Joanne van Harmelen

Would a TRIPS waiver improve access to COVID-19 vaccines?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - International
ENSafrica

A recent proposal calls for a waiver for all World Trade Organisation members of certain provisions of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) in relation to the "prevention, containment or treatment" of COVID-19.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission Law 2021

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The Lagos State House of Assembly recently passed the Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Bill.

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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