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Paulo Monteverde

Patent and Trademark Office refuses registration of PANDEMIA mark

Intellectual Property - Portugal
BMA

In October 2020 the Patent and Trademark Office refused the registration of the mark PANDEMIA ('pandemic') for goods in Classes 32 and 33 on the grounds that the mark was contrary to accepted principles of morality.

Jennifer Fox

Frozen in time: do limitation periods apply to claims against Cayman companies in liquidation?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Previously, it was generally understood that the Cayman approach to claims against companies in liquidation followed the English position on the issue of limitation – that is, the limitation period ceased to run once the company went into liquidation, with some exceptions.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

DESFA appointed as balancing forecasting party

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The Energy Regulatory Authority has designated the Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator SA as the balancing forecasting party for the Hellenic national natural gas system zone, in compliance with EU Commission Regulation 312/2014 on establishing a Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks.

Bahari Yeow Tien Hong

Is my name truly mine?

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

In a recent case concerning a popular nasyid singer and composer, the Federal Court answered the question of law of who has the locus standi to commence a common law passing-off action as the owner of goodwill where two entities are entitled to claim such goodwill.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office strategy statement on legal migration and border control – what's in it?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of the government's 'new plan for immigration', the Home Office has released a strategy statement setting out its plans for legal migration and border control.

Lawrence Theall

'Additional insured' coverage and multiple insurers: 'other insurance' clauses

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

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

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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