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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.

Bryan De Verneuil-Smith

Snapshot: appealing civil judgments

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

This article outlines the process and grounds upon which an appeal can be made in respect of a civil judgment by the Royal Court.

Min Lee Tan

Court rules that management corporation may sue developer for latent defects in common property

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

When the statutory duty to "properly maintain the common property and keep it in a state of good and serviceable repair" is passed to a management corporation, does the corporation have standing to sue the developer for any defects in the common property? A high court recently addressed this question in a decision which is a significant and welcoming legal development concerning strata and building management..

Alexander Vida

Conflict of prior trade name and later mark

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Priority is a basic institution of trademarks and can be found in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property.

Alexander Ross

Ofcom publishes annual study into online habits

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

Ofcom says that its Online Nation 2021 study reveals a year lived online.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Supreme Court clarifies that provisions in terminated collective agreements can remain effective

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

In its judgment in the 'Grefsenhjemmet case', the Supreme Court clarified that provisions on salary increases for long service in a collective bargaining agreement must be regarded as wage terms incorporated into individual employment contracts, and that they do not lapse following the termination of the collective agreement.

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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