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Sung-Nam Kim

Supreme Court rules that AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark is inherently distinctive

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently ruled en banc that the AMERICAN UNIVERSITY trademark was sufficiently distinctive among South Korean consumers to be registered in connection with university education services, instruction services and other designated services.

Claire King

Know your position: an overview of the role of the certifier

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Certifiers hold a key role in construction contracts.

Adrian Miedema

Court declines to quash bid ban imposed by city on paving company

Litigation - Canada

A recent Ontario court decision illustrates the serious business implications that Occupational Health and Safety Act compliance issues or disputes can have on a company.

Luke Tapp

Rise of the gig economy

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The gig economy is developing and expanding worldwide and has already had an impact on the UAE regulatory framework.

Nicola Roberts

Important changes to civil procedure

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey

In Summer 2017 Jersey's Royal Court Rules were amended and 11 new practice directions came into force.

Matthieu de Varax

Liability for damages caused by bird strikes

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

Bird strikes are not uncommon in civil aviation: every year there are approximately 5,000 to 6,000 incidents costing $1.2 billion worldwide.



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