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Christopher Loh

Supreme Court rules that inter partes review time-bar determinations are not appealable

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The Supreme Court recently ruled by a seven-to-two majority that determinations by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of whether to apply the time bar of 35 US Code 315(b) to inter partes review proceedings are not appealable.

Steffen Maelicke

Yacht hull insurance: coverage if insured was unaware that yacht was unfit to sail

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In 2019 the Flensburg court considered damage to a sailing yacht which had occurred during a sailing regatta (ie, a series of boat races) in 2010.

Peggy Sharon

Lack of safety measures does not repudiate coverage as long as insurer has collected premium

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

A recent case dealt with the question of whether an insured is entitled to insurance benefits for the loss of their car by theft when it lacked the security measures required by the insurer.

William Jones

Court of Appeal enforces foreign arbitral award in favour of Brazilian airline

Arbitration & ADR - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision of the Grand Court, thereby allowing the enforcement of an International Chamber of Commerce arbitral award issued in favour of a Brazilian airline.

Antony Sassi

Court refuses to restrain presentation of winding-up petition and comments on ex parte proceedings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently dismissed a plaintiff company's application to continue an ex parte injunction to restrain the defendant bank from presenting a winding-up petition against the company.

Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: leave for family reasons when child must self-isolate or quarantine

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

In a recent press release, the Ministry for Social Security clarified the rules regarding entitlement to leave for family reasons when a child must self-isolate or quarantine.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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