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Xiangrong Wu

Proving copyright ownership in trademark disputes

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

It is acknowledged doctrine that if an accused trademark exhibits substantial similarity to copyrighted works, copyright infringement can be established once the accused has demonstrated access to the copyrighted works, unless the accused can prove that the accused work is the result of its independent creation.

Vicky Lord

Primeo: should a liquidator alter register of members?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has held that a liquidator cannot use his or her statutory power pursuant to Section 112(2) of the Companies Law to rectify the register of members where the effect would be to override investors' proprietary rights.

William I Maema

Constructive dismissal – novel remedy for harassed employees

Employment & Benefits - Kenya
Iseme, Kamau & Maema Advocates

Normally, when an employee resigns, he or she is not entitled to claim damages against the employer.

Siri Alvsing

Influencer marketing – is '#collaboration' clear enough?

Media, Marketing, Sports & Entertainment - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The debate regarding hidden marketing by influencers has been ongoing for some time, as social media's influencer scene grows from strength to strength.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

CADE and Central Bank sign memorandum for further cooperation

Banking - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) and the Central Bank recently entered into a memorandum of understanding.

Sarah Keene

Tabled bill will provide Commerce Commission with market study powers

Competition & Antitrust - New Zealand
Russell McVeagh

The commerce and consumer affairs minister recently tabled a bill in Parliament that will enable the Commerce Commission to undertake market studies.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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