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Núria Ribera

Preliminary injunction request dismissed due to prima facie invalidity of asserted SPC

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court Number 5 recently dismissed a preliminary injunction request filed by Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) regarding the commercialisation of generic medicinal products.

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on interpretation of court decisions

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The plaintiff in a recent Court of Appeal case concerning the enforcement of a pledge on shares given to a bank as part of a financing believed that the court's original decision was unclear.

Man Mohan Sharma

Delhi High Court clarifies procedural and jurisdictional issues in CCI antitrust inquiry

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

By way of a landmark judgment, the Delhi High Court recently clarified some important procedural ambiguities surrounding an inquiry by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) under the Competition Act.

Michael Lips

Federal Supreme Court rules on allocation of clean-up costs for contaminated sites

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

The Federal Supreme Court recently ruled on the allocation of clean-up costs where certain polluters are exempt from liability.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

Parallel import of medicinal products – when a name change is a game changer

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells Studio Legale

The Lazio Administrative Court recently decided that, as a rule, parallel importers of medicinal products have no right to change the trademark affixed to products in their country of origin unless this change is strictly necessary due to safety grounds or national regulatory restrictions.

Jon Turnbull

Redressing the balance: banks owe no contractual duty to customers in respect of regulator-mandated reviews

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

A recent decision gave Court of Appeal endorsement to a raft of similar first-instance decisions regarding banks' contractual duties to customers in respect of regulator-mandated reviews.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey