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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.

Rachel Welford

DHS postpones REAL ID deadline again

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Homeland Security has again postponed the deadline for compliance with the REAL ID Act 2005.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Regulatory Authority for Energy approves gas distribution network development for rest of Greece

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Regulatory Authority for Energy Decision 1615/2020 – which approves the Public Gas Distribution Networks SA 2021 to 2025 development programme for the distribution network for the rest of Greece (ie, areas of Greece other than Attica, Thessalonica and Thessaly) – was recently published in the Official Journal.

Arthur Shay

NCC invites public comments on amendment to Cable TV Act

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

Following its unsuccessful attempt in 2020 to introduce mandatory binding arbitration into the Cable TV Act, the National Communications Commission (NCC) has proposed an alternative dispute resolution scheme for entertainment licensing between channel operators and cable system operators.

Richard Schmidt

Can a judicial error create Hungarian jurisdiction if the place of performance is abroad?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision concerning the Hungarian courts' jurisdiction in a dispute arising from an international sales contract.

Jouni Kautto

Can work survive without collective agreements?

Employment & Immigration - Finland
Waselius & Wist

Collective agreements have become a natural part of the Finnish working life and almost 90% of all Finnish employees are covered by such an agreement.

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